When and Still…

When and still she hoped for better,
She set out to learn and conquer;
She set out, but soon was set back
Wandering in fields of sorrow

Happiness was just — denied her —
Truths she meant to tell belied her —
When and still she reached for higher
She found solace in desire

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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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