ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

The Cost Of Not Caring

A poem about the price of giving into fear and apathy

Photo by Ankit Manoharan on Unsplash

We’ve been better
there was more to us once
a sweetness that’s since rotted
and slowly grown rust

Though I’m betting back then
much of our existence
wore thick protective layers
of sweet ignorance

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Rebecca Ahn

Rebecca Ahn

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