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hero of hostility

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I might be just a little full of myself,
contempt revised and reinforced,
an acid ghost, ahead of the pack,
a hero of hostility…
for a little while today,
I felt alive again — the most myself
I’ve felt in quite a while…
it came on as a surprise, really,
the lungs returned and the laughs returned
so, naturally, it felt good…
and my cheeks felt sort of
wearing the thing I’d remembered
as a smile…
I might be just a little…



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