The Desk Sits Empty

The desk sits empty

No more new drawings, no doodlings
No more ideas streaming forth into stories
No more fighting the inevitable defeat

It is as though he,
And these things
Had never been

Here, amid the terrible silence
Past noise,
Past embracing

Past grief

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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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