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so you look through an O

Look through an X on a frosted tic-tac-toe  window
And the world seems rigid and unforgiving
So you look through an O
Moving your head around you complete
the circle view
You find yourself
By the fire
with a coat in your hand

Out in the cold
You retrace the game
With a frozen index finger
The fire looks just as inviting
From the X
From the O

Memorize the pattern

And fall back in the snow
Arms and legs spread

Jump up and ball yourself up
Fall down into

This is a great tower
Fallen into dust


In your heart


About wherearetheheros

just someone my mother might know

4 responses »

  1. I see the O’s won. 🙂 Thank you for sharing your wonderful imagination with us!

  2. Incredible–the workings of your mind; a childlike genius!


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