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It Never Lasts Forever

You can have it
and be at it,
but it never
lasts forever.

Peace.

By Sef Daystrom

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Downward Grows the Root

Downward grows the root.
Outward grows the skin.
Upward grows the shoot.
What way blows the wind?

Wayward.

By Sef Daystrom

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No Thicker Than Your Finger

No thicker than your finger when it folds.
As thick as what it’s holding when it holds.

A sack.

By Sef Daystrom

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It Is Hate

It is hate and has hate in it, but it isn’t hate.

Hatred.

By Sef Daystrom

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Gain and Lose the Most

Some are quick to take it.
Others must be coaxed.
Those who choose to take it
gain and lose the most.

Risk.

By Sef Daystrom

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Guide and Scraping Along

Guided, I am scraping along,
leaving behind my snow white dust
against that which I am scraping,
for when I am scraping, I must.

Chalk

By Sef Daystrom

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Exist Between Two Things

It can only exist between any two things
and men know it well for the hardships it brings.

Distance.

By Sef Daystrom

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Always Done On Purpose

Of all the things that are broken,
this makes the least noise
and is always done on purpose.

Bread.

By Sef Daystrom

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One Strand Dangles

One strand dangles.
Two strands twist.
Three or more can
fashion this.

Braids

By Sef Daystrom

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Apples for Leather

Apples for leather,
leather for silk,
silk for tobacco,
all to get milk.

Bartering.

By Sef Daystrom

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