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The Finishing Touch
10/11/2020

Alone in the dark

with my hand to the sky

and a throb in my heart

falling apart from the lies

 

I gather myself and my tears

There’s pieces scattered everywhere

Decay that’s been going for years

I can feel the turmoil on every layer

 

These parts I’ve stitched together before

many long non sober nights

everytime the seams restore

explaining this now unpleasant sight

 

I have to regroup and try

It’s all I’ve ever known

I hold my hand out to the sky

Drunk and high again… I am resewn

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