It sometimes hurts…

It sometimes hurts to think,Sometimes hurts to breathe,Sometimes hurts to reach,It sometimes hurts to try,Sometimes hurts to push,Sometimes hurts to cry. It sometimes hurts to inhale,Sometimes hurts to count,Sometimes hurts to consider,It sometimes hurts to want,Sometimes hurts to act,Sometimes hurts to move. It sometimes hurts to eat,Sometimes hurts to hear,Sometimes hurts to taste,It sometimes hurts …

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Heat, Radiation, Waxing, Filling, a Gemstone Mercy Killing

Gemstones fall, with tears and waves, unbrokenUnsoiledAmethyst, ametrine, andalusiteWrong and gone, crying in the ocean, washedCleanAquamarine, aragonite, azurite, bariteThe cracks, the breaks, the straight-jaggedCracks Bloodstone peaked and quickened the processCrushedThe breath out of every life, gripping hearts untilbecoming as hard as brucite. Celestite, feldspar, freshwater pearlThe panic, the beats that ripped and unfurled,Garnet, herderite, jasper, …

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