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Acid Tongue

June 2, 2010
By AndThisIsReal PLATINUM, Broadalbin, New York
AndThisIsReal PLATINUM, Broadalbin, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Dans chaque fil il y a un debut.

You tell me to scrape the acid from my tongue.
You tell me to let the beauty of the world saturate my paper, untainted and pure,
Like rain drops on a spring afternoon. Quenching the thirst of the innocence starved world.
You tell me to close my tired brown eyes and
Give way to but a moment in time,
That lies untouched by the filthy hands of my own anxious mind.

The author's comments:
My translation of a comment made by someone close to me, in reference to my typically "tainted" content.

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