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Lucy The Eggcademic (she/her)’s Self Care Prompt — Read Them!

The Books That Haunt Me

A nagging inheritance

© Dennett 2020

They sit untouched on purple shelves,
whispering behind my back
that I’m a slacker,
laughing at my schedules
that have no time for them.



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