a broken something

when we have broken something, 
we first try to repair: 
we reach for tools, or tape, or glue, 
to find the rip or tear 

but sometimes, circumstances rise  
we cannot fix, because 
the thing we want so desperately's 
no longer what 

it was

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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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