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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Waking up Sick

I was woken up at seven a. m
by screaming twin boys who needed some
attention, I'm sure, because there was no sort of
visible emergency that would have warranted the type of
screaming they were doing.

I awoke, startled from deep sleep
and was utterly terrified,
because those sounds are sounds that I
have internalized, that I know mean that the
world is coming to an end,
to lock your door and wait it out
because war is coming and
you won't win this one
so better lock your doors and
bolt your windows and pray that
you get to school on time.

And it has been a few hours now
and I still feel

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