walking the edge

the day came i no longer walked
upon the rocks or near the edge
for fear of what might happen i
now warn the younger ones instead

the young ones look to us to calm
the fears they have, but often we
bring new ones to them they don't want
but which we offer

bountifully

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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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