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WORLD POETRY DAY: 3 Vignettes on the Contemplation of Purpose

by Neesa Suncheuri

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I carry the world on my shoulders
Like the backpack of a diligent
Child.
But it is heavy, and I
Practically buckle underneath it.
But not quite…
That final straw has not touched my back,
Nor will it ever.

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