Keepers of the Gate

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Poetry

Submitted: March 08, 2007

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I bite the skin from
my lips
and taste a drop of blood
A nervous tic maybe
or
just old habits

I lick them when they're chapped
breaking the number one rule
I'm too forgetful
for lipbalm
and too rushed
for lipstick

Underrated and unappreciated
they're the keepers of the gate


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