Everything is always
A state of emergency
Giving priority
To rescuing people’s very lives
Putting love
Before comfort
Before ease
Before balance
Following the path
Of the right thing to do
Despite all the wrong things
You did
Leading up to this moment

This Life
This way
Invokes beauty possibility
But also
Over the long haul
Depletes me
And puts my own life in danger
Saving yours

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