In my life I have
Taken out bags of trash
Used up ink pens
Had nightmares, of which have woken me up
Made phone calls
Taken baths
Eaten eggs
Worn out pairs of shoes
Stopped drops of rain from reaching the ground
Attended funerals and wakes
Used miles of toilet paper
Smiled times

In my life I have
Thought about you hours and minutes
Held your hand on summer evenings
Shared intimate secrets with you

And lost you once.
Some things I will never do twice.


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