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How many words do you have?
How many more can you make?
Toss them all in a tumbler and give it a shake.
Pour them out in a line like the world’s wordiest snake.
Hold them and hear them.
Get more than near them.
Nudge them awake.
You don’t need to fear them.
Give all that you take.

Keep reading
            books, the stars and every person that you meet.

Keep wandering
            and wondering and thundering in thought.

Keep breathing
            and bleeding long pages of dark ink.

Keep pondering
            why?  And why why?  And, of course, why not?

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