Due Distance
Only seldom people touch you -
still more seldom they're touched back -
it scarcely seems to count how much you
shun that touch or rue its lack.
Custom, arrogance and fear
just part-explain this urge to try
to keep the space between us clear.
We are so precious. And so sly.

Kevin Saving

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