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Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya
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'Cause pigs can fly...
'Cause pigs can fly...

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Familiar
Ah this sadness So familiar Settling down In my bones Blood and flesh When I least expect it to Like a suit of armour But Instead of protecting Merely weighs me down Blocks out Sunlight Fresh air This sadness It's never gone for good
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Desperate
Why do we talk about desperation Like it's such a bad thing Like it's sad to be desperate for some love To yearn for someone whose hand you can hold Someone to love Be loved by Why is it so pathetic For someone to be so in need of Some love? Why is love oka...
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Death
I have avoided death Of other people All my life When my grandmother woke me up one night At 11.40pm And told me she didn't feel well As her body felt so light And yet so heavy Against my arm Some part of me knew She was dying And so I left the room And loo...
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Hunger
There is a hunger Growing in me That I'm ashamed of A hunger that I ignore By feeding my body Food mostly the unhealthy kind Work more than I can handle Problems- that aren't mine I try to keep myself busy Distracted But that hunger grows in me And I'm as...
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Locked
I check the locks And they are bolted shut And I check them again And again Satisfied I go to bed And a voice whispers 'Check them again' I ignore it Try to sleep But the voice keeps getting louder 'Check them again Check them again' Until I do A fourth a f...
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Depression
Younger, we once were And so used that word With such ease 'I'm so depressed' We'd say With no fear No need for denial And now I wish I could go back to those days When we fought for independence Freedom Like we were prisoners When our parents only meant we...
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Cracked
What we think is heartbreak Is only a crack Tiny But it feels like our heart has been shattered Like a glass dropped Pieces That’s what we picture our hearts as In pieces But it’s just a little crack Nothing significant Except it hurts Like a blade Against ...
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Mother
My mother taught me a lot of things But she never taught me how to love myself
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Sugar and salt
I realize now That what I miss Isn't you It's how happy I was During the short time I knew you Maybe it is you But people, I've learned, Are replaceable Emotions Are a different story Entirely After all There are substitutes for sugar When I make a cup of t...
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