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coal and diamonds

I hope thatall this pressurehas a purpose.If that ream of coalwere sentientwould it cry outas it’s made into diamond?Let this be for something.Oh, let this be for something.If I’m to be crushed–and I am crushed–I am utterly crushed,I am brought … Continue reading

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Light my way out of darkness

O Lord,I am so lost   Help meLight my way out of darkness.   O Lord,You who are The light of the world,Light my way out of darkness.   O Lord,   You who are   A consuming fire   Light my way out of … Continue reading

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