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for when autumn means something different than sweaters and lattes

sage

by lexi

for the first time, out loud “i promise i’m trying”

but how can i truly

eight hundred paper weights have been lodged into my jaw

treading upwards, looking down

treading water, just to drown

and i promise i’m trying.

stapled my hands together to stop the tapping

the incessant echo beats in the cavity of my head

swayed by poor weather and grey clouds

to feel alone in my own house

and i promise i’m trying.

for the last time, in my mouth

how can i truly

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