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I can smell…

I can smell sanity

Tobias wrote

it’s just the practice

that defeats me





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where, he asked…

where, he asked
does metaphor end
and Tobias begin


It was warm…

It was warm in the sun,
Tobias recalled,
warm hands
warm face
but I kept a piece of cold inside
to avoid surprises.


doubting tobias

so these are the steps, tobias remarked
from need to wanting
wanting to having
dream to reality
wish to fact
and here, the crux
can we accept the loss entailed

he dealt his hand
he often played alone
it isn’t just autonomy you lose, he said
but hope
the immortality of inaction
it will be
who are we today, my friend
where are we today