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One year ago I lost a friend suddenly. He happened to be a coworker and former manager so I found out at work. My teammate chatted Yo, can you talk for a sec? On the phone? I casually answered his call.Read more…
The first words I said to you were “Excuse me.”
I needed something to say so I pretended I was in your personal space.
You said “sorry” as though you knew everything.
Perhaps you’re right when you tell me
I’m taking this
But my disputes with the directors and their so-called visions
always result in Oscars. They thank me
Dewdrops down a window pane
inside a four door house
forged by a foreign architect
native to my country.
The night he came back tipsy
he told me he enlisted,
but I never knew
why he did anything so crazy as joining
during a war.