Sympathy

Sharp knife whistling metallic,

piercing bodiless air.

I’m not struck down and bleeding,

but have ability to care

that you,

my friend dearest, are blue

needing 

something none can give.

Before burnt is the wick,

I hope you outlive.

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I wrote this based on Real Toads’ Flash 55, but sadly it is no longer the right day.

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