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True Understanding

I am not afraid...

I am not afraid of you like others are,

It is not you who takes my daily thoughts,

I keep coating these lungs with tar,

And no day I feel I’ve been taught.


The pain I enquire is not so the same,

That petrifies my nerves,

Reverse me from this game,

The agony of which death serves,


Is one I wish not to endure.

Take one day of my life with hurt,

A life in which I wish was pure,

My heart, my soul, covered in dirt.


Understand that, death, I am not scared,

But with injury and torture my worries shared,

Peace in you i know i’ll find,

And with that you keep peace at mind.

Photo by Keith Hardy on Unsplash

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