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There’s a Boy on My Mind

A poem about love

Photo by wu yi on Unsplash

On the third floor of the library, that’s where I am.
There’s a girl with a mohawk and books in a pram.
I can hear escalators churn and a hand dryer blow,
But all else is silent — until my heart steals the show.

I’m here to hide from distractions and yet my brain is the beast,
That I’m…




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