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ilenelush

my imagination works overtime
 1
running me ragged
 2
making mountains out of speed bumps
 3
set in place only to try
 4
to slow me
 5
down
 6
 
 
but they don’t
 7
 
 
I use them
 8
just to catch more air
 9
 
 
yea, it’s up hill, baby
 10
both ways
 11
you make it like that
 12
It’s tiring as hell
 13
climbing over the walls of your opaque construct
 14
when you could just untrap the trapped door
 15
let me walk in
 16
like I own it
 17
instead of letting me beg
 18
But you wont
 19
so I creep around to the back
 20
looking for another way in
 21
 
 
I am not a thief
 22
but I can pick a lock with my eyes
 23
if I have to
 24
 
 
That snake-oil salesman’s voice of yours
 25
still in my head
 26
comes slitheringout
 27
oozing charm
 28
from behind a hiding place where you never have to tell the truth
 29
or show your face
 30
you are dripping all over
 31
filling up the space you created between us
 32
with greasy well-used
 33
subterfuge
 34
but I can slide on that slick
 35
Slick
 36
Because it’s me who's used to doing the skating
 37

23 Mar 07

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your poetry is fun to read mish lush.
merci.
 — varun

line 22-
would you consider:

'i am no thief'

also, the repetition of 'i' in 22-24 might be too much for some. and this 'some' might include me. but i'm not in that mood today.

would you consider breaking line 29 at 'where', so 'you....truth' is in its own line?

danke.
 — varun

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