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Lockjaw Heart

If I scrape my knee on the sidewalk,
I won’t feel it til a whole week later.
How corroded does a heart have to be
to not recognize the feelings of a new
crush til someone it mentions it to you?
you’d better get your tetanus shot
before you try to touch my heart. Rust
will get into your blood, otherwise,
and you’ll end up with lockjaw, like me,
every time I try and fail to open up.

The End

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