A few months ago I came across the album Ctrl by SZA, and I haven’t stopped listening to it. I don’t think I can.

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i ask

do not let me
forget the ocean.

for years
I may drown in grey buildings
and lose myself in tides of strangers

but may I always remember these things:

water, soft and cold
the danger of blueness
salt in my mouth
hard stones beneath my feet
clinging seaweed
and a constant shore.