In The Corner

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Who's that sitting in the corner? Do you really want to know?

Submitted: August 21, 2016

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In The Corner

 

Look there in the mirror,

He beckons with a smile,

If you know what’s good for yourself

You’ll turn and run a mile.

 

You will have come across him,

Hope, it is his name,

But treat him with great caution

As delusion is his game.

 

He draws seductive images,

What ifs?’ and a ‘Maybe’

But it is an illusion

He gives to you to see.

 

His words are scented sweetness

A promise of much more

But he’s nothing but a lying cheat,

Be sure you know the score.

 

The Hope I met is dead and gone

I made sure that he was drowned.

I’m staying with reality,

My feet dug in the ground.

 

 

 


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