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By John Patrick Robbins


The sun shone through the gloom outside.
The birds sung, People lived,
Kids made noise.

I locked my door and double bolted it just incase that shit tried to interrupt my gloom.

I wasn't letting happiness in without a fight today.

Fuck off!

The welcome mat was a misadvertisement.

Article © John Patrick Robbins. All rights reserved.
Published on 2018-07-23
Image(s) are public domain.
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