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Catalina Ferry

Because you can’t be this afraid of losing everything
if you don’t love everything first
because you have to have a soul-crushing hope
that things will get better
to be this afraid of missing it.

— Catalina Ferry, from “Anxiety Group.” NYC Urbana Poetry Slam. The Bowery Poetry Club, 5/12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVEf6jS8GdU

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