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13 March 2013 No Comment

There is silence as the young man stands on stage, arms wrapped around himself, head tilted to one side, twitching slightly. His eyes open and he begins to speak, softly at first.
“I think I am going crazy.”
The young man changes the cadence and tone of his voice as the words flow. Words about loss and grief, and what it means to be a man.
The words flood from him with such intensity and passion that the snapping of approving fingers from the audience begins to punctuate each line.
He is performing a poem.…

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