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Rated: E · Poetry · Other · #2128541
While listening to everyone but myself,
failing to take my own advice

I married the widow of dark consensus,
betrothed to darkness—divorced of light

I followed her blindly into the cave,
where the leopard of ignorance roamed

And watched as the demon devoured my words,
unholy banquet—all verses deboned

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2017)
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