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»Nothing«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, August 1, 2019

Hatred and love seem to be similar.
We seem to cherish our scars and neglect
the happy moments. The silver lining
between the actions of our loved ones and
our enemies are not far apart.
I simply wish to love and let go anything
that brings my heart any pain.

Written: August 2019
Tags: Emotions

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