she wears a mask

she wears a mask, the warrior;
as some would wear a crown –
but after battles, sometimes she
forgets to put it down

for in love or in business, there
are treasures to defend –
and in her weary heart she knows
the battles
never
end

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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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