the land and the lie

when we were still the land,
the earth was ours –
and right, within our pow’rs


what waits ahead will soon be far behind;
her friend that waves as she is passing by —
and oh, how strong the tendency to lie,
and say that he will soon
be off her mind

Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

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