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by Roan about a year ago in sad poetry
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you can’t find the words

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it starts with the quill

hovering over the page

you hesitate


so many things you want to tell him

you want to say to him

i’m sorry

i didn’t mean to

you hesitate


speaking isn’t like writing

you can’t change what’s been said

can’t take it back

so you hesitate


you rewrite it rewrite it

and scratch it out until the paper

rrr r r r r r i p s


it’s ruined.

torn down the middle

and you can’t find the words.

you grab a fresh sheet of paper

you hesitate


sad poetry

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