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Random Poem:

small girl dreams

My gung-gung still claps his hands
whenever he sees me, claps them slow
and raises them above his head.
until i've almost reached him; And then
he crouches down aching back and knees with
his arms open like he's gonna
scoop me up.
Sometimes I imagine I'm not a small girl anymore but these are things I am still afraid of
1. cars
2. boys
1. i still cry when changing lanes. maybe i should just close my eyes. i don't like cars at night, especially cars with have windows. i have a mouth without an opening. it should be partially occluded you can see in but you can't see out. talk talk talk
2. don't stick your elbows out.
keep them close to your body.
ftuck in your shirt.
does it feel like a mouse?
do you have a brother?
feel dirty, feel sick.
i think i'll go to bed.
comes again to me in dreams.
the same man, the same hands.
3. (still ashamed)

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