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My Days

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My days blow dully
by, as painful as ever,
like a rose-petal rain,
like nightingales dying.

But she too knows pain,
she who commanded
my love, and her satin skin
flushes with poisoned blood.

And if I stay alive
it’s all for a single
dream: like two blind children
we’ll climb a mountain,

Up there where only goats
walk, a world of the whitest
clouds, and we’ll hunt for wilted
roses, we’ll listen to dead nightingales.

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