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Quod Me Nutrit Me Destruit

Somewhere between nowhere and goodbye
you shall find me. At peace with myself,
flashing that smile, and happy finally.

There where the light knows no end
you can see me. Flying toward the sun,
burned and blinded like Daedalus's son.

Happiness is fleeting and love's passing
always leaves me falling. It is no wonder
that we learn most when we truly suffer.

But alas, the world cannot be too cruel.
Lucidity always fades and the mind gives way
when time's indifferent truth holds sway.

And when that day comes when I am in the sun,
know in your heart that even if I did suffer,
most of the way this song I had sung. Remember:

Sometime between tomorrow and forever
I shall surrender. But that which destroyed me
was also the very thing that nourished me.

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