Forever Home

 

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I have not found the place,
Where you and I can finally be at peace.

The one with the white picket fence,
The dog, the cat, and the kids: two-point-three.
The one you dreamed of when you met me.

The one I might have promised mistakenly
Thinking that I could provide.
A place where I could take my last breath.

The one with the plot, with the hill,
With the tree, with the hole beneath,
Where I could stay forever.

© J. Manuel

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