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I've Lost a Lot of Wait (Samuel Jones-Bastrop, LA)

Pounds of time and
Inches of my life
Have been lost by my obsession over wait.
My wait:
The period of time I have to endure
Before I can admit that I am worthy.
Worthy of love,
Worthy of companionship, and
Worthy of fulfillment.
But weight. . .
How much of this wait is self-imposed?
How much of this wait stems from
My denial of the Prizes of Life?
Only I could put a stop to myself.
I'm done with weighting.
I have decided.


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