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  • Lost Love

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    When I lost her

    It didn’t feel good or bad

    Just awkward and strange

    To know we’d run our course

    Without the trauma lovers suffer

    When saying goodbye

     

    What felt good

    Was the affirming knowledge

    Only being true to one’s self can bring

    When answering a telephone ring

    Without the fear of reproach

     

     

    John Christopher

    1979

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