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Black Man Carrying An Alligator Briefcase

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Only I know how my heart feels,
to lose from the beginning
and gain slowly, to give away
with both hands.

Days when I listen and speak,
but stand back. To enter rooms
that fall silent. The withering looks
and absentminded curiosity.

The cascading loneliness,
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Don Mcwilliams 08 March 2008

Very skillfully rendered. I like your style. Don

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Mary Gordley 29 January 2008

Though you say expressing the feeling is new, you write with fine tuned skill. Thanks for sharing such a wonderful write.

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