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Emily Waples

i in hale. i sup pose it is kill ing;
what then. all death is del ib er ate.
most of mine has been sec ond hand.
an y way. choke. on each breath drawn
the heart trips off and off and off
but some how ne ver stops. not yet.
an y way. he said i am sor ry to say
you are not the first per son to do
an y thing. i won der what the first
man to die was think ing when it
hap pened and if he had big plans
for that eve ning and af ter if ev er
y one was a lit tle more con scious
of tak ing a rain check. i ex hale.


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