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The Wandering Poet

He Breaks the Soil but Never Breaks His Heart

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I tended you, a flower in my heart;
your roots delved deep and I could never mind
the loss of blood. I loved to see you grow.
We were enough; I was content to go
through spring and spring again. We had no snow.
I tended you, a flower in my heart.
And all was good, a minute or a month,
we never had enough. We were…




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Zach J. Payne

Zach J. Payne

(He/They) Ninja Writer. Thespian. Queer. Essayist, poet, novelist.

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