Ardor and Zeal

She told him that she loved him, 
And that she'd never leave,
Then showed him, with such ardor,
That he believed.

But sunlight fades a picture,
Old paintings, crack and peel,
And it turned out that she could leave
With equal zeal.

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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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