portfolio tales – 27

beside such splendor
we may feel somewhat chastised
 with all our frailty
  exposed by time's great forces
  as the frauds we often are 

  but maybe wonder
  is the path to salvation
 coming now to see
being small is okay when
we use even that wisely

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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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