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I may go quietly from this world-

Swiftly, without protest

Or I may rage and burn

Like we think we should

I may become

someone before it’s done

Someone whom the world loves

and somehow isolates with that love

Maybe be remembered by that love

Or I could be taken out

like a spider in a bathtub

Drowned unceremoniously

By something much larger than me

And be forgotten

Before the tub begins to fill

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