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On high waters, still thinking of the day before. The sun was setting and I was settling thinking of the best things in life; for a moment I was actually letting go. I never wanted to fight with the flow of the river but… high waters. I have a different perspective and now I have to trust my therapist. …probably the lord blinked and I was falling into an abyss. There was a distance between me and the world. On that day, the human race proved me wrong. They never took their time to talk it out. Now I am digging my own grave in my mind. I can’t live a life running away every day in angst. They never took their time to listen, now look at what they have done!!. They may be behind bars but these walls sing the same song, these walls are drawing near, these walls… these walls talk over and over. I kept dreaming about them nearly every night this week, asking myself, how many secrets can I keep? Hoping my feelings can stay but they keep on crawling back to them. I always stay
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