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If I thought it could wait

I would 


If I imagined that there would be another time, another night

nothing would happen 


You need to know that certain things are unavoidable

once set in motion,  dominos fall 


What I'm saying is not an apology,  but the rationale

you don't need to know the details 


Soon you won't have any tongue to speak of this anyway 




A helter skelter1 is a type of amusement park ride that was popular in Britain from around 1906 through the 1960s. It consists of a long slide spiraling down around the outside of a tower, which one would ride down on a burlap sack or a mat. The name of the ride comes from the much older phrase helter-skelter, meaning to do something in a haphazard manner or in a confused rush.

While the first recorded use of the term to refer to this type of ride was at the 1905 Hull Fair

I suppose all stories have some kind of resolution.

the hummingbird only sees the reef through glass
to her it is like driving on the highway
while the fish stand on the dotted white lines

her world is a vibrance that to a fish is only pain
somewhere travelled begrudgingly
when absolutely necessary

the flowers cannot remember the flood
for those that might are gone
but the bees…

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