ANDREW JOHNSTON

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That’s the boy, she’ll say,
that’s the boy in you —
sitting on some bench, or beach,
gazing into the same
maddening distance. It’s
the boy in her, she says,
that likes the girl in you. Ah, to be
a person, that’s hard
enough. Sleep now. Get some sleep,
that’s the boy.

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