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Sober and sedate
My fears and tears
My hopes and fate
Locked tight within me
You may converse now with my mind,
But don't inquire about my heart
It has retreated long before you
To some secret place and part.
Is the key
That locks my feeling
Inside of me.
© circa late 1990's Linnie Jane Joslin Burks
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