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Physicalism/Philophobia
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“I don’t believe
 1
in love.”
 2
Her voice
 3
Is confident
 4
And sure.
 5
You admire her.
 6
 
 
“Love is
 7
just hormones,”
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She states,
 9
Head on your shoulder.
 10
As the heroine
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Moons and swoons
 12
Over the hero.
 13
“Estrogen, testosterone, dopamine,”
 14
She snidely smirks, “Serotonin-
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You get that from chocolate.”
 16
When the movie ends
 17
And the inevitable kiss
 18
Occurs
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She sighs softly,
 20
With a slight smile-
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And her eyes
 22
Linger.
 23
 
 
In her room
 24
Shelves-
 25
Brim with books,
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Of love and lust,
 27
Macho men and
 28
Willing women.
 29
 
 
But when movies
 30
Finish,
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And spines
 32
Are creased
 33
She stands by
 34
Her beliefs,
 35
 
 
“You fear
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love,”
 37
You declare.
 38
 
 
“Who wouldn’t?”
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She shoots back.
 40
“Love doesn’t
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Last.”
 42
 
 
She cites
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statistics.
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Sixty percent
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of marriages
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in ten years;
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eighty percent
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in twenty.
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“Love isn’t
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numbers,”
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You argue.
 52
Give it
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a chance,”
 54
You urge.
 55
“Pain is only
 56
a part.”
 57
 
 
“No, I
 58
Don’t believe
 59
in love.”
 60
Her voice
 61
Is confident
 62
and sure.
 63
You pity her.
 64

18 Feb 07

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What in the name of Uma Thurman were you sitting on when this was written? 5/10
 — Henry

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