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Dustin Bennefield

Rookie (Semptember 11,1991 / GA)

Those Darling Little Fires


Let me kiss away
Your tears
Those darling little fires
That burn the face so red

Let me kiss
Away those
Rivers that carve paths
Into the saddest earth
Into the softest mud

Let me
Kiss away
Those gentle
Prisms full of light
Glistening white

Let me kiss
Away
Those
Dirty little tugboats
That pull so hard at this
Frail old heart

And tomorrow
Let me kiss away what
Once was
An ego becoming a god
And a power over all the rain

Let me kiss away
Those darling little fires

Submitted: Friday, March 30, 2012
Edited: Saturday, March 31, 2012

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