Varied Perspectives

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Emaciated, the word has

connotations that echo.

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A preacher in Tulsa

spreads salvation to

worshippers hoping that

weakness is transitory.

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Seeking is knowing

that elevation exists.

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A speaker in Dublin

once said souls are for

the backlash of tragedy

to land.

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Breath, the internal forest

is freedom incarnate.

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A disbeliever in Fresno

sits watching the stars

dive to places below the

ocean. Victims have scars.

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Grief is deception bound

only to previous experiences.

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A dreamer in Virginia

thinks brisk beachwalks

in winter will shelter her

spirit from harm.

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