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At Long Last

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'It feels so unusual,'

I say,

'I feel so happy

This way,'

And she cares about me;

She cares

Wearing wounds about me,

I blare

She's the truth of beauty

Declared!'

What to do about me?

I'm scared

Oh, it pains my ev'ry centimeter

Not to stand up and exclaim

How, so enchained and right insane,

I just feel right inside my brain

I am unusual and lucky

Oh, I am, so

Give me, give

Give me just enough to

Justify my middle

Eye miraging future's

Past--which was unasked--and

Speaking volumes of my

Problems, adding to my

Bluest blast

'At long last!'

All is shadowed: future, past

All I want is all I have

And all I have is all I've asked

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On Loves Of Sorts

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Yet again: all alone

And sadness consumes me

Here I am, my beer in hand

To drown away my sorrow

Yet again, my only friend

To take away tomorrow

Three days it was to end the six

And that was all it took

One moment, I was dancing

And, then, did come the hook

In sorrow, yet again

I am

I greet my friend with glee

Dear beer, I'll always love you

And thanks for loving me

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Nicki Ephemme

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These wings are filled so far to brim

For he has found Nicki Ephemme

He falls again

Again

Again

It stabs as she is not with him

He groans to give his everythin'

To poor, sweet Nicki

Nicki Ephemme

A shovel shades some sorrows, deep,

As scars could save tomorrow's keep

A past of wide and wond'rous weeps

Will heart impede a pleasant peak?

Or could she make this man complete?

These wings are filled so far to brim

For he has found Nicki Ephemme

He kneels and prays

Again

Again

He begs for Nicki

Nicki Ephemme

Unfounded fears must disappear

So he can hold her close to him

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A Simple Wish

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I wish my fears would fall away

So undecayed, the words I'd say

My pen in sin does wipe away

My pen is sin shows not my shame

In fear, so fraught, as I'm insane

With riches and a coupled pain

Destroyed I am, but I'm okay

My fears will fall away someday

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