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The Separation of all Time
PaleHorse

I’ve driven myself
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6,933 miles past crazy,
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playing hide and seek
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with misplaced insecurities.
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Peering out into my future
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Myopia prevents me from seeing.
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What will be on the other side
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Of these 52 weeks?
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Seasons unhurriedly changing
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Winter pauses, spring breaks
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into a hot Californian summer,
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Praying my calendar eliminates
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September through December,
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I’m already past the Fallen stage.
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Will love be on the other side
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Of these 365 days?
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Sonoran, white sands dripping
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from a clogged hour glass.
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Will the prolonged duration
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numb the euphoric sensation
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or will faded memories
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and subdued desires last.….
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Will passion be on the other side
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Of these 8760 hours?
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Will our hearts and minds
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Become unrecognizable faces
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Her fingerprints on my body
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The only evidence we ever existed
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Looking in my direction, staring blankly
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Her memory of me painfully diminished
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What will be on the other side
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Of these 525,600 minutes?
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When all is said and done
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and I return to my native land
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will I be returned my fragile heart,
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which I had left in her strong hands
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Will it be polished and bright
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or dusty, dirty and neglected?
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and how will I breathe without it
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for 31,536,000 seconds?
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5 Oct 16

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Awesome
 — Asme

Thank you for reading.
 — PaleHorse

The oysters have been shucked from my lungs. I really mean oxygen but who cares, your poem almost cured me of my drowning. I don't know if I should even speak because I'm afraid my words may tarnish this beautful, holy grail of a piece. I know I probably sound dramatic or convoluted and it's a walrus of a reaction, but you get what you get with me.

If this is a prayer I might need it. <3
Well done ponyboy. I absolutely love it. :)
 — jenakajoffer

Thank you for reading and your words, I hope you understand how deeply they resonate with me.
 — PaleHorse

I think I do :)
 — jenakajoffer

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