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Monday, 29 April 2013

Boston Reminder

Bombs pull flesh from bone,
sickening sound,
leaving glittering,
snow-white
reminders that we are
only organic material,
crafted by
love with the promise
of decay

This is not the tragedy,
this is (really) the
only way

We must understand
why nothing beautiful
can ever stay

 © Emily Rebecca Adams

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