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Marijke McKinney


Quietly Sad


So quietly sad
Can’t breathe
Just want to talk
To anyone who listens

So quietly sad
Knees into chest
Crocheted beanie
Hair of blue rivers

Time only reveals
Discernible truths
And covers what never was
And the end will be what is

So quietly sad

Submitted: Monday, September 11, 2006
Edited: Monday, September 06, 2010
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  • Rookie Mark Earls (11/15/2006 7:20:00 AM)

    Hell of a thing, depression. Affects us all differently. Well written piece. (Report) Reply

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