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Paula Puddephatt

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A Reason


The truth is in the after-glow.

Is there a reason?

I don't really know.



And, should the sun neglect to rise,

how do we carry on?



Yes, I see through their petty lies -



and, yes, it hurts so much.



There is no apparent reason.

I cannot touch



the edges of - no, must not go there.

Is there a reason?

I don't know, but I know that

I simply can't not care.

Submitted: Monday, March 12, 2012

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