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The Place

I wished for an earth that nobody wanted

Where we lived by our brows

And our fears we confronted

With awareness of the temporary

And distrust in the arbitrary

Where our goals did not sleep

Under anthills and sweets

And upward we trekked

Without rotting our teeth

I wished for an earth seemed nobody wanted...

by Kayla Henry

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