Inequity

settled on not in:
opportunities denied,
often patronized,
rarely for worth recognized —
not standing for it again


The ghosted know the sordid truth
In pain that’s still ongoing —
Rejection doesn’t hurt as much
As simply never
Knowing

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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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