a secondary character

the poor boy in a fading house 
is still the hero of each tale 
and in the eyes of parents who 
believe that love is not for sale 

while up the way another lives 
in riches envied everywhere; 
a secondary character 
inside a home that does not see 

or care

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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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