"Most hearts say, I want, I want, I want, I want. My heart is more duplicitous, though no twin as I…"

“Most hearts say, I want, I want,
I want, I want. My heart
is more duplicitous,
though no twin as I once thought.
It says, I want, I don’t want, I
want, and then a pause.
It forces me to listen.”

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Margaret Atwood, “The Quiet is Me, Listening”  (via atomiclanterns)

I’m starting to hate poetry.

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