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Random Poem:

"Nonetheless" is the Happiest Ending Possible
Resonanz

In moments that were softly speaking
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and hardly fleeting, the cool, summer sky
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blue of your eyes met
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the mid-winter, half-frozen sea
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blue of mine somewhere
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on a stumbling heartbeat horizon.  
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In between nearly neglected breaths,
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our words managed feeble attempts at
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tapping the surface, rippling the waters,
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of conversation.  A number
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of moments later,
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naked, in revealing
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moonlight lay
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our dreams,
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our thoughts,
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and our needs,
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our somedays,
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our somewheres,
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and our everythings.
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All floating and bobbing on that surface,
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in deep water words, whose undertow threatened
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to drown us in our own
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vulnerability.
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Despite it all,
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the waves washed us up
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a little wet from more than just tears,
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a little weathered inside and out,
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a little further from home and familiarity;
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but side by side,
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nonetheless.
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