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Like I am

Deep within my heart

there is a river, raging on.

And I ask this river to be careful.

‘I am fragile,’ I say, on the softest breath.

‘Sway me,

always,

never to rush me,

never demand.

Hold me carefully, river.

Hold me carefully,

I am not like the others

made of brick and bone

and steel.

I am only like I am.

I am only like I am.

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By brookecutler2

Liver of life, lover of everything. đź’•

2 replies on “Like I am”

Aww, that’s lovely. I’m so glad. I often use repetition in my writing. It’s naturally soothing to me, also. xx

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