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… the dying sky …

last night the
milky way was
leaking stars.

one by one
they fell out
of view.

I said, “well thank goodness for that.”
You said, “i wonder if we’ll miss them?”

you rested your
head against my
warm shoulders

and we slept
for a few
brief moments

under the dying sky.

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