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A Dose of Honesty for the King

October 6, 2016
By Your_Apathetic_Basketcase ELITE, Orlando, Florida
Your_Apathetic_Basketcase ELITE, Orlando, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Just remember, if the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off."
-Derrolyn Anderson

"Don't trust everything you see, even salt looks like sugar."

"The sea speaks more honestly... To those willing to drown." -J.D. Hard

My mouth hangs open, for what you had said.
"A queen will you be? To rule over my land?"
I nodded my head but my throat had closed in the stark truth.
For I had sat down with a crown,
But that did not subdue the boiling void inside of my head.
For my eyes had not fallen for the King.
But they had fallen for the little boy pauper,
Who had sparkling eyes as he pleaded for only a kiss.
So I got up and placed my crown on its empty throne,
And I had walked out to find my little boy pauper;
and grant him his one wish for which he begged.

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