What Do You Need?

Scientists will tell you that there are four basic needs of survival

Food

Water

Air

Shelter

I don't see your name on that list so I guess that means I don't need you

I don't need the scent of you to fill my lungs in order to keep breathing

I don't need your lips to quench my thirst

I don't need your arms to make me feel protected

I don't need you to satisfy the aching in my stomach

I don't need you in order to survive

But damn do I need you to feel alive

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