Streetlight

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She stands in the dark,
holding the light
she gives to the world.

"Why do you stand here?"
he says.
(It's not really a question)

"Because this is where I am,"
she answers.

"You don't belong here,"
he tells her
(and walks away)

"But this is where I am,"
she says.

Her light breaks,
it burns her fingers
(she stays)

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