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March 30, 2018
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Old man, old man
Your hearing has deteriorated as you age,
But your mindset remains the same.
Like a stream that flows endlessly.
With no foe or ally blocking its way.

 

I paint my surroundings with raging words I wish to convey.
A thousand writers fail to match my bitter pain.
Anger, frustration, and sorrow
Seep from my eyes onto paper.
This dagger-like pen
Drift on these blank sheets.
Striking you like lightning.

 

I write stories you can’t comprehend.

My dear, old man.

One day, you’ll understand.






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mxlxdx said...
yesterday at 11:22 pm
Absolutely amazing! I love the figurative language!!
 
karisuna replied...
today at 10:52 am
Thank you! I'm glad you liked it!
 
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