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Solid iron and sinking in an ocean beside herself
With a hundred paper cut-outs on her sleeve
She said, "I had to cut it into several pieces
But now it fits, here in the hole they left in me"
Her slender fingers lingered
Firm and gently upon the scissors
Her fingerprints had all been bitten off
She held me in her eyes while I held hers in mine
As if she could see every single "almost"
And exactly what it means
She said, "I keep this ball and chain around my neck
So I'll remember the day I finally found the key"
I kissed her on the forehead and said, "I'm sorry
I'll take care of you; I'll take care of every