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I'M GOING BACK TO SOMETHING, by             Poet's Biography
Last Line: In the emptiness afraid to live
Subject(s): Death


I meet you with a knife in your hand
and here am I holding a gun. We
listen to the gun go off and the knife
ping into the skin. Good-bye, but hello.
We are back in the cosmos together,
circling the sun and waiting
to be born again.





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