Theif

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Thief

 

Under the cover of darkness

They came

Silent as the night

Took it without a thought,

No care for

Any but themselves.

Breaking, trashing,

Ruining

They carried on,

Stranding

Once they were through.

I never saw them,

Never heard their steps

But I feel it,

Their presence

Every time I walk outside,

As I look at the recovered

Car,

I see the remnants of their

Theft,

See the mess,

Smell the stench.

I can’t get the image

Out of my head.

I can’t help but wander

Who, why, where.

Can’t help but feel

Them behind me as I walk down

Streets,

Can’t quite

Feel the same as before.

They only took a thing,

But they changed me

Without even knowing it.

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