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Almost the Worst # 5: dying without forgiveness



Everyone always tells you:

Things could be worse.
They say:
It's not the worst thing that can happen.

I assume I will die on a summer day

and that evening the sunset will never run out.
It may be the last day on Earth.
It will definitely be mine.

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One day she told me all her secrets.


One night she asked: Will the meek really inherit the Earth?


The next morning she said:

Can we just forget I said that,
pretend like we never talked about it?

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People will tell you:

It's not the worst thing that can happen.
People will tell you you might die without forgiveness
and then they will pretend like they never brought it up.

 

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