I'm trying, he said
again and again
I'm trying so hard
but I can't make it bend
without breaking myself into bits

but he tried
yet one more time
willing it to be
while unbenownst to him
he merely shattered

into the bits and pieces
that a life lived without love
will surely bring . . .


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