p
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s

You opened your mouth

and I let myself in

breath … lips … tongue

shirts and keys and couch

Next to you I dreamt of you

 

You opened your mouth

and said I do

Yes, my darling, I did too

Yes, I remember that

 

You opened your mouth

screaming—but I was There

Remember that, too?

I love him, just like you

It’s good for him

 

You opened your mouth

You had to say it?

I couldn’t help it then

I didn’t love you

 

You opened your mouth

I guess you had to

I didn’t mean to hurt

You just don’t shut up

 

You opened your mouth

I can see you

put them all in

and gulping the water

 

looking

at your sweet little mouth

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