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asteri For ''those'' days.
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I was reminded today what being lost feels like.

Superpower.

There must be something wrong with my eyes,

they won't stop crying.

It's been such a long time since they were last wet.

It's like they've been storing all that water in,

It's like they've been storing all that water in, and they need to empty the bucket right now before it's too late.

And I wonder, would a flood be such a bad thing?

Maybe I would drown,

Maybe I would drown, who knows.

Maybe it would be for the best,

Maybe it would be for the best, who knows.

I haven't put so much thought in questions that are pointless to answer

I haven't put so much thought in questions that are pointless to answer (because they'll never come true)

I haven't put so much thought in questions that are pointless to answer (because they'll never come true) since I was a little kid.

We would all sit in circles, asking each other what superpower we would choose, if we had to.

Most of them wanted to be invisible, spy on everyone, doing pranks.

Some wanted to be heroes, laser eyes and hands.

My answer was always the same:

My answer was always the same: the ability to fly.

I would trade being a human for that:

I would trade being a human for that: the ability to fly.

I would gladly be a bird,

I would gladly be a bird, if it meant I would be able to

I would gladly be a bird, if it meant I would be able to fly.

Fly away, be free, feel free.

Freedom.

I wouldn't follow the flock.

Sooner or later, I would become the pray of a stronger animal, or a human's rifle, end up in a living creature's stomach,

Sooner or later, I would become the pray of a stronger animal, or a human's rifle, end up in a living creature's stomach, I know.

But still,

But still, I would choose to experience my wings spreading and the wind blowing on my face as I rush through the clouds, even for a millisecond,

But still, I would choose to experience my wings spreading and the wind blowing on my face as I rush through the clouds, even for a millisecond, and pay the price with great pleasure.

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