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Leaves
         Fall
Softly,
         Slowly,
      (like)
Gentle
               Whispers

     in

                                 The Wind

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Is love to you

what it is to me?

Does it possess you

and arrest you—

or does it hush and soothe

you restless soul?

Does it make you sigh

for a Valentine

when you long, alone,

for pretty things?

Does it drive you wild

(to a point past beguile)

and throw to the wind

your modesty?

Or does it open your eyes

and clarify

what you were always

too blind

to seek?

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I do not pretend
to comprehend
The eccentricities
of
heart
you
send.
I find it fruitless to even try.

And though your eyes
do seem to pry,
I beg you please
to
quell
your
mind:
My thoughts are not for you to spend.

How I wish for us
to share in trust
Before our
bodies
turn
to
dust,
but find betrayal more a force:

Should we divorce
our desired course—
through time,
or fate,
or even
worse—
Please understand why part we must.

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