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RIC S. BASTASA


because the pain is still there


one scratches his skin
everyday
even if nothing itches
anymore
as a form of habit
because
the pain is there
and you do not know
what to do
about it

not knowing how to solve
this
one scratches his head
after which the hands do not
really know
where to land
where to go

Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2013
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