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Day 118 – Young People

Young people
must always feel
the sweeping cold
of life’s great unfairness
before they are taught
to grow old
and know better.

Endless cold
in lonely haunts
at the ends of lonely roads
is the only justice
they’ll know
until the breaking of backs
in numb wisdom.

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