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Hope Springs

my friend look no further for with bludgeons they have bludgeoned you with bloodbaths that reek of evil they cudgel you sandcastles that hang in mid air they have built for you the flair of pestilence now mocks you hard they have beaten you down in Emperor’s new clothes they have dressed you down robed …

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Time stands crippled Waves stops in their morning dance Butterflies no longer wisp and prance The singer pauses the song Slowly, silently. I end my journey Time runs scarce With hope still, I steal a chance Yet shadows evade me Slowly, silently. I wait alone in the dark Time stands with will Memories linger to …

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