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Runaway (Louis Toliver Jr-Swartz, LA)



I want to be a runaway
Free, floating, thinking
Seeing life for what it is
Simple, complex, tedious
Breaking from all of the
Conflict and imprisonment
Hoping to be a runaway
Now, tomorrow, forever
Knowing that time is fleeting
Life, death, purgatory
A runaway is none of the above
An outsider, rebel, lover
He defies the odds of the time
Free, floating, thinking

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