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In hushed rooms he is placed.
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The toys' voices have been lost;
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they are closer than ever.
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They won't ask him about feelings,
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blindly leave the numb.
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They talk about whether
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the weather
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will take him outside.
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He thinks:                                            for himself
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                     I know she is gone
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                     I don't know about death
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                     but I know of it.
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And when the fifth candle smokes,
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he's sincere,
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"This is not Elmo's World."
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20 Mar 07


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This reminds me of a book I once read. Brilliant.
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