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Let the War Begin

Janet Kuypers

My silence is my only choice. My silence
is my weapon. As it is with you. As it is
with all of us.

To go against all instinct and not fight.
This is my weapon. To keep us alive and
bury the truth.

This is the way I keep our sanity, but
lose mine. Isn’t this the way it always goes.
Me giving in first.

You say this isn’t what you want but
your actions speak novels to me. I’ve read
this book before.

Nothing is pure when you destroy purity.
Nothing is sacred when there is no God
and no hope.

I’ve lost my battles and now I need new
defenses. I’ve thrown down the gauntlet.
Let the war begin.

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the book etc. Life on the Edge, 2007 ccd collection book, front cover It All Comes Down, 2007 Janet Kuypers book, front cover Rising to the Surface, 2007 Janet Kuypers book, front cover