The most unsupportable misconception I encounter
Is that the world would be an easy place to run
If someone would just let us do it.

Our strange, detached view of mortality and failure --
As though we have not and do not participate in such things --
Is an unaccountable insanity

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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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