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Facing East

2007 or 2008

"Let's just pretend it's make believe

Sit in the chairs and never leave

Catalinas shade us from lines

On tables and in sky

Now it's time to raise the tide

Here no need to disguise

Locked wooden doors

One pair torn jeans

Flashes remain

A reason to purge...

Habit of mine

You were so kind

Better this way

Now I must

What if I had seen you here?  May be you - 

Wouldn'ta left your bed so cold, for mom, to find.

Angela I see you in pointe shoes

You always were the star

And off you went to make the news

So sad you'd come so far

Cold stone grey walls

Orange cotton shirts

Hospital beds

A reason to purge

Habit of mine

You were so kind

Better this way

Now I must

I greet the seven directions

The grounding of one stone

Never knew my shadow so well

As standing facing east

Habit of mine

You were so kind

Better this way

Now I must say"

- "Facing East" (2007 or 2008) by Kelly Alexandra Hoff

(might have been written April 15, 2008)

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