more six-year-old wisdom

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we cleaned his room today
pulling monsters
from under the bed,
vacuuming shadows
from the closet

when everything
was folded & shelved
except the nightmares–
we tossed those out
i asked him
if he liked his room
this neat

he said yes,
but my heart
is still messy

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