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بعد أن وُلدتُ حبسوني داخلي
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من الأخطاءِ،
لن أكونَ مثاليًّا،
سأكونُ أكثرَ استرخاءً،
سأكونُ أكثرَ امتلاءً مما أنا عليه،
في الحقيقة،
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