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Dichotomy Sometimes, people burn with unquenchable misery And live wrapped in straight-jackets that were sewn to custom fit by unseen, sexless hands. Other times, other people (or occasionally those same people) burn with a beautiful passion; with the weightless wonder of a God or a Goddess, with every plant that breathes, and every creature that sings ecstatically of its own existence. Either burning can become a subject for literature. Inexplicably, those writers that write of love and beauty are often ignored; considered frivolous or superficial by those who read and write of hatred and pain. This sometimes causes the beautiful writers consternation......... But the issue, for me, is this: The burning misery always happens to me And the burning happiness is always happening to someone else.
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