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Do you know what I want
more than anything?
I want to understand why it takes
so much pain to be able to
describe in detail
how the sky bends.
I want to understand why you caused me to see your eyes as pale instead of piercing.
I want to understand why a pretty face and slim waist is valued over a higher understanding and a way with words.
I want to understand why something is considered beautifully written, just because it hurts to write.
I want to understand the world, but that's asking a bit much, so I'll settle for this:
I want to understand you.
I'd like credit Shane Koyzcan on the sky line, as it's a reference to one of his poems (To This Day).
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