Mate

Evlin DuBose

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Look at us! Wow.

We’re a match-set, babe. 

You dance to my waltz and I strut where you stride.

And I know it’s not all gonna be cake-walks and picnics,

but right now, by God — you can see my soul smile.

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If the world ends tomorrow, we’ll just hold it together.

If we die the day after, we’ve had one forever. 

The haters may gawk and keep asking us why,

but all I know is if I were dreaming,

this would be the moment

I’d fly.