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Heroine


He lays his head on my shoulder,
I look at him and sigh in frustration,
Wishing he could stay there,
Where I know he's safe,

In that moment I'm about as lost,
As he looks,
Wondering how we got here,
With the untrusting,
Trusting me,

I wish I could absorb his pain this way,
I'd take it all,
If only he'd be okay,
Because if he's not okay,
I won't be anyway,
And that's the only thing that really matters,

As I leave,
Reluctantly,
I give an extra hug,
As much for me,
As for him,
Hoping againist all reason,
That it will keep him safe until I return

Submitted: Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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