the numbness is sweet--
the colors of the sunset are more vivid--
the 'thing-ness' of this world's objects
correct idiot notions of miracle and salvation--
all expectations gone and in their place
the earth as it is--the sky as always the void
holding us to our remembrance
of infinity--and people as they always are--
others I caused myself grief over--
because I thought they had what I lacked--
because I thought I needed it--
because I forgot the shimmering eternity of the moment because
I had yet to be exhausted...
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