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"Departures Drive"

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Zhou Doubt

"Departures Drive"

March is leaving

Our sky, dividing

Hardly is it alright

for days of silence

that deafens all ears

Sent love to airport

No time for talking

No mind for thinking

Moody was the weather report

Sealed the accidental trip

with a forget-me-not kiss

As I headed back home

in mourning she took off

for a reason of no return

Guess little is there to learn

how a departure drives

sorry nights into sleepless sighs

Zhou Doubt is a WA resident, originally from Taiwan.

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