Grey

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& it's nothing, really, other
than the black keys of a
piano.
always half of a step
(higher/lower)
more than you'd have
gone,
had the choice been yours. (but
is it ever? yours, that is.
the answer:
never.)
hear what's heard and
think, don't speak, then
lose when all is
done.

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finished: August 2, 2003