behind | so many veils

behind ┇ so many veils she waits ┇ he knows she does she must she does

so many ┇ perfumed rooms through which ┇ beyond the smoke of never was

he stretches ┇ xochiquetzal borne ┇ to find among the ashes there

a want behind ┇ so many veils ┇ of mad desire and

despair

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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