evict the smile from the apartment building of your face.
When you get punched in the esophagus by a fist full of life
The human heart beats approximately 4,000 times per hour
And each pulse,
each palpitation is a trophy
engraved with the words
“You are still alive”
. . . So act like it
- by Rudy Francisco
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