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CarolineCaroline, dear Caroline,
Why don't you leave?
Leave us for better things?
Caroline, dear Caroline,
Why do you not flee,
To where skies are bluer,
To where you can breathe with ease,
And dream those dreams,
Only you can?
Caroline, my Caroline,
Please do not stay with us.
There are bigger things out there,
Bigger than you or I.
The one we all hold so dear,
We are all sick and crying,
Our fires inside are dying,
Do not stay with us dear Caroline,
You, who deserve so much more.
I beg with my dying air,
Leave us here, dear,
You who deserve so much more.
IowaIf you visit Iowa,
you'll call her fields empty,
but she wasn't born that way.
A part of her was carved out
when she was ripped between Virginia
and the purple mountains of New Mexico.
Her gold hair, she tore it out when she realized
it didn't make her a princess.
She laid her locks strung along every road
leading somewhere else.
White hairs on her cheeks
are scars from winter.
Her hair darkens with the dampness
of summer rains.
The storms are never silent,
but neither is life when there's a tear
in your childhood where
a parent ought to be.
I've been flooded by Iowa's sorrow.
The only way I can distract her from her own voided landscape
is if I hate myself harder than she cries.
She just wants to fly
and I want to bus or train,
not because I fear death, but because
I want to take living slow.
It's the only way I ever feel.
From the air it's hard to watch Earth's hips move.
But Earth can't compare to the country.
That's my girl.
Full grown even when harvesting season's j
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