a thing of paper

he made a thing of paper, 
and then, he set it free —
the joy was in the journey,
in all its brevity

and as he grew, he came too see
that much was of this sort:
a thing of paper, joyful, with
its travel time

too short

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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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