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Random Poem:

Come Run Wild With Me

Come run wild with me and
follow me laughing in the dark.
Walk like a deer at dawn and
whisper to me with bat's wings.
Do you remember when you
loved me? Can you unscrew a
tiny jar of discontent and be
done with your icy, cold anger?
Come my Love and one day,
We may both realize the space
inside us is filled just one way.
Come run wild with me and
rest the burden of bitter pride.
One day you will realize what
you threw away this hot July.
but until then, just be with me,
tying up hope in gossamer lies.
One day your blue eyes will wet
your cheeks with a few salty tears...
But will the tears come quickly
enough before I move from here?
Or die in a Simon & Garfunkel cut?
Winter's hazy shade, cerulean blue...
The cold will find you shivering.
Six months will fall on you like a lead
rain; driving, stabbing, stinging.
You don't know the cost: how to count
it or accurately calculate it. Cost
is an idea foreign to you in money or love.
If I live, I will be colder, stronger,
thinner, driven to the revenge of living well.
You'll have found someone else;
Spiting me while treating yourself spitefully.
Come run wild with me and
love me that way, foolishly again.
Weigh my actions, forgive my
words, and call the madness off.
You carry your threadbare heart
on a knife to satisfy a tyrant ego.
It's not to late to swallow your
foolish pride and bring yourself
back to me but I know you can
And won't. perhaps ever? Who knows?
Come run wild and free with me and
let me love you the way I used to.

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