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it gives itself away in the things you don’t say. the empty spaces; the deep breaths; the pauses. it gives itself away with the falling feeling, the casual angling, the small talk.

there’s a silence now, where there once were words. it feels like resting but then: it feels like drowning.

there’s a long, long road ahead; I tell myself “there will be time” and I hope I’m right to say it, that I’ll look back and find that I wasn’t leading myself astray.

I had a dream about a thousand ghosts in cages and they couldn’t get out because they didn’t know they could float right through the bars.

sometimes, sometimes the lessons come at the strangest times.

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About tehlorkay

writer of poems and longer things. restless wanderer of small-town streets. unabashed seeker of the true world.
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