Scuzzbucket
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Scuzzbucket

seriousness of the night

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels

I let the thought of you hold me —
sometimes that’ll get me through
see, the seriousness of the night
can only be faced with
illusion
and the conjuring of
angels,
spirits of self-deception
bolster me,
lie to me —
tell me it’s going to be just fine
a few minutes of holding
the hand of a ghost
is all I need to get by
her voice will remind me
as it comforts my head
that I’m strong enough
to get through —
wise enough to go it alone
phantoms and…

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