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-         Pedro Panhoca da Silva (Brazil)

Let me stay with you

Just five more minutes

I know you

You would barely tolerate seconds

But I'll settle for

With that bit of time

For me we'd spend

Five lives together

On the sixth, alone

I'd regret it

On the seventh I wouldn't even exist