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`petrova, and `TimberClipse
What can I get you?She put her brave face on, as I stepped into her room. There was that fleeting pause between time alone and time with company. I had encroached on her time alone, and she wanted to look brave in front of me. I both admired and resented her for her casual slip into a false emotion. She was dying.
I wanted to ask, What can I get you? but my mouth couldn't find the words. My tongue dried up and my lips broke when I attempted an empathetic smile. I had more control than had previously been in my grasp before stepping into her room. She relied on me for all things vital in life. She needed me.
Could I bring her the world? In just a few short
As a boy he stared at thunderclouds
And walked out in the storm
He watched the arcing flashes
while the rest were inside warm
The dark skies stired and thundered
and he heard the thunder crash
He heard the heavens speaking
and he saw God's eyes flash
"Come in you fool!" they said to him
"Seek shelter from the rain!
For if the lightning touches you
you'll never wake again."
"You're wants are not like mine, my friends.
A home, a job, a wife...
To touch that spark of light divine
is all i want of life."
So every time a storm would brew
the man went out to stand.
He waited in the pouring rain
for the touch of Zeus's
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