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These men,
Fallen beasts,
Arrogant and,
Half-hearted,
Biting their tongues,
Stuffed in straw,
And with a Rolex,
At they’re feet,
Tick,
Tock.
 

Carry your sorrows,
On a china plate,
And eat them
For dinner,
On Sunday.
 

Be back in a minute,
But never return,
Like an ongoing wind,
On the edge of time
Traveling,
Forever,
Right on the horizon.
 

Shadow of time,
Spread like a tree,
In a bare winter breeze,
Swaying,
And changing,
And never the same.
 

Uncle cheever,
Ate his hat,
Milked his cow,
And forgot,
The rain,
Was on the wind,
Forgot about time,
The days went by,
And he slept.
 
 
 

 

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