but aren't they all random?

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*based on poem rate for calendar years 2009-2012. Also, kidding about the book deal.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

toy tiny knives

toy tiny knives
go in and out
my heart beats
every bit
as strong
the little slits
stay closed
so far
the outside's
thick enough
for now
the outside's
thickened up
with scars
the beat's kept
oh so long
the pain's not
to talk about
what can I say?
except for "ow"

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