Innocence is lost as knowledge is gained

Soon, as they held on to know something

As they regain the violence, and else will suffer

We must rise to beyond the fire

She did not think she knew the world

He did not understand

So they parted ways 

One will rise and the other will fall

Into the pitfalls of humanity 

Or did it ever exist?

Was it a figment of his imagination?

He woke up frightened, exhausted

Unable to comprehend that this is it

This is the world


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