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lonelyspirit
lonelyspiritmediocre writer
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each tear a snowflake

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It began like any other night,

It began like any other night, a mere game of hide-and-seek.

It began like any other night, a mere game of hide-and-seek. Sleep would evade my every attempt to grasp it,

It began like any other night, a mere game of hide-and-seek. Sleep would evade my every attempt to grasp it, always somewhere out of reach.

I'd lie awake for hours,

tossing...

tossing... turning...

tossing... turning... twisting...

Thoughts spiraling...

Thoughts spiraling... consuming...

tears f a l l i n g

Yet, tonight was different.

Yet, tonight was different. Just beyond my window, I could see the sky crying as if my pain was also hers.

Yet, tonight was different. Just beyond my window, I could see the sky crying as if my pain was also hers. But I would soon come to the realization that her "tears" were not tears at all.

Yet, tonight was different. Just beyond my window, I could see the sky crying as if my pain was also hers. But I would soon come to the realization that her "tears" were not tears at all. They were snow!

Each tear I shed was met with a flake.

Each tear I shed was met with a flake. They fell...

Each tear I shed was met with a flake. They fell... and fell...

Each tear I shed was met with a flake. They fell... and fell... Until the world outside was blanketed in white

and I began t o f a l l asleep.

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