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Atlas

All my life, I'd been a pillar...

All my life, I'd been a pillar,

To look up to, to support

To be grounded, to never falter

With the weight of the world forever

on my shoulders

when all I'd ever wanted was somebody

to lean upon

Then you come along.

And I think alas I may rest, I may

take my back off, put my feet up

let my hair down, breathe

and share the burden.

But my world became heavier

With our everyday

While yours became lighter, brighter

As I fell, you'd float

Only to realise that you'd brought along your weights

And unpacked them on me.

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