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Let the Eagle loose at night 

As time flies with heavy wings.

Tip the glass upside down,

Bleed with its grain.


Teeth and bone tear open this man

Who slashed the ground beneath us.

Cut your hands and held them.

So desperate to


I ask now only for penance,

So that I may heal.

 I will wait for time.

Eyes to the floor

Hands around the clock.


Govern my soul


Have no mercy on my flesh,

Leave it out to rot.


I pray God forgives me,

Because I know that I will not.


                             -  Olivia Harley Sykes

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