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More Than You Gave by Philip Levine

“…and no one cares if we sing to the orange sun 
that also seeks its rest, no one cares that our voices

are harsh from cigarettes and our ears worthless, 
our timing off, and we’ve got the wrong words

in the wrong places. Let’s just give it what we have 
and when that’s done give it a second time, one

for us and one for Nate, and even a third wouldn’t hurt.”

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