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One became two,
to his chagrin.
A built-in playmate, yes
but so annoying, too.
And sometimes,
fleetingly,
secretly,
he longs to get off
the roller coaster
of laughter and fights
he’s known since four.
Ah, but the loss
he would face without the ride
that rockets to the top
in mischief and mirth.

Response to Daily Writing Prompt: That’s Amore

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