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Grocery Store

May 17, 2015
By vamika_s PLATINUM, Gaborone, Other
vamika_s PLATINUM, Gaborone, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Colour my life with the chaos of trouble"

You've been crying into your pillow for weeks now
because he-


Never mind.


Today, you walked into a grocery store
and stared
at all the people
buying broccoli and shampoo and dish-washing liquid.
All those people with their own
chapters and textures,
their own loves and hates and
personal heartbreaks,
all their embarrassing habits.
Mundanely gathered in this over-lit shop...
You realize that for this short while
all your lives were quietly mingling.


And then your heart sighs
with relief because
you've done it, finally.
You've realized something small but so very
It's quite simple, really.


The world is larger than your heartbreak.


(You smile because you know that things just might be okay.

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