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Random Poem:

Quantum Physics

"Live for the moment,"
she hears.
"Experience is calling"
"Everything is waiting"
she stumbles, mumbles, tumbles
off the chair
on herself
on her words
on that love that creeps-
that is staying-
"No, not fleeting."
she lives, unknown,
for "To survive on this gray breath
surpasses the laws of stability," she knows.
stuck, she sinks slightly to the left
for her right arm is raised, asking
"Excuse me, could you tell me..."
nothing, she hopes.
"Please tell me all about how..."
i've (de)constructively created this
yet, conducing
cantilever?, she thinks to herself.
"No, that is not it."
oh, the one that is waning westward
with my wanton, quantum physics?, she wonders again.
"No, the answer is two."
oh, like me and him?, she thinks
yes, that must be it,yet
"Is that all?"
"Are you sure?" she questions again.
(in fact,
this is the thirty-second time
she has asked.)
"Are you sure I'm not supposed to get that other answer?" she questions, desperately
"Cause you know, I understood that last one..."
she slumps
wondering when (soon she hopes)
she will
"Are you sure?"
get it right.

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