--Of Reciprocity: The Lack Thereof

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


Flee...

Submitted: February 02, 2018

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cursed to write

living words

to the dead;

compelled to sing

ballads

to deaf men;

damned to prepare masterpieces

for blind kings

with nary a heart to feel

and nary a desire to taste. —

(Of what use are the downy locs and puckered lips?)

Why do you not fly?


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