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Our eyes still slide past you,
refuse to see. Our focus
blurred by other tears.
You are all the dripping wax
from the candle’s flame--nothing
more, the echo
from the lone bell’s tolling.
If you had lived,
you would have had a story
to share with your children. Even now,
I have forgotten your names.
The secret of poetry is cruelty.--Jon Anderson
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#2
Wonderful. Whenever people talk about Kobe, his daughter, and the 7 others, I wonder how the family of the 7 others must feel about this.
"A hippopotamus is just a really cool opatamus."
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#3
Thanks, Wjames, for explaining the context. Am not that much into American news. In the light of that explanation, a sobering reminder.
Wonderful, of course.
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#4
I appreciate the comments. Thank you, guys.
The secret of poetry is cruelty.--Jon Anderson
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