days in the sun

we had our days in the sun, 
 and our nights on the moon, 
 but time has pushed away these gifts 
 to others, as a boon.

but this is right and good: 
 like vodka mixed with lime, 
 the taste is sweet and bitter, 
 and only for

 a time

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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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