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Extract Poem

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Wrecked and stagnant
The runt takes and
Takes and takes

(They’re small very small)

Short breaths, deep and shallow
Breathing, breathing, breathe
“Breathe, my friend, or

Seethe.” My friend,
Seething small, takes
Everything and runs




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Gary Chapin

Gary Chapin

All time Top Writer in Accordions. I write. I have always written. I play accordion. I have an extraordinary ability to be fascinated by things.

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