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Maya Angelou - The Detached

 We die,
Welcoming Bluebeards to our darkening closets,
Stranglers to our outstretched necks,
Stranglers, who neither care nor
care to know that
DEATH IS INTERNAL.

We pray,
Savoring sweet the teethed lies,
Bellying the grounds before alien gods,
Gods, who neither know nor
wish to know that
HELL IS INTERNAL.

We love,
Rubbing the nakednesses with gloved hands,
Inverting our mouths in tongued kisses,
Kisses that neither touch nor
care to touch if
LOVE IS INTERNAL.

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: The Detached

Comment 447 of 447, added on October 20th, 2014 at 7:41 PM.
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Comment 446 of 447, added on August 7th, 2014 at 4:41 PM.
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Comment 445 of 447, added on August 7th, 2014 at 2:59 PM.
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