If – Written Saturday 8th May 1999 (Aged 24)


if i was closer
if i were smaller
who knows what would happen
misshapen and uninformed
from the day i was born
if i was sleeker
if i was a sleeper
who knows what could have been
lost sometimes,
paying the price and doing tricks

James Garratt – Saturday 8th May 1999

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