6 Landscapes – 4

she told us how the old days were,
and they were far from golden:
inside a love-forsaken box
with mouths to feed,
and scared of knocks.

this place i now see with my eyes.
i wonder how they lived at all:
inside of destitution locked,
and running every time
somebody

knocked

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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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