my father’s sketchbook

there within my father's sketchbook 
lays a heart a life and eye  
that i never quite could follow 
though the Lord knows how i tried  

to become him, and to gather 
what he meant, only to see 
there within those inks and colors 
something indefinable 

and free

Actual drawing credit : File ID 64608886 | © Krimzoya | Dreamstime.com

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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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