Augmented and Diminished

Life Stages

He grew up
And grew in powers
And never questioned why

Now he’s growing old
And diminished in powers
And daily asks why

Because that kind of “why”
Is reserved strictly
For bad things

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Beleaguered Servant

Owen Servant is an online poet working in a style that's been described as "compulsive". In real life, he is an actuary, because being a poet wasn't unpopular enough.

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