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crushing a rose with a sledgehammer

Posted to Action Poetry




a rose is a rose
is a rose until you
crush it with a sledgehammer
flatten it into nothing
red petal paste
but if you get close enough
you'll discover
that even in
furious moments
fragrant bouquet
you can't ever kill
a rose




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