Gnarled

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Unrequitting swampy
Forests with their
Beautiful indifference
Can bear no more
Offerings
The muddy soil
Has been salted
Too thickly
With bitter tears
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Gnarled roots
Sunk deeply
Beneath the tannic
Waters meant
For joyous growth
Shoots mockery and
Wasted efforts
Beauty transformed
Misty forgetfulness
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Is there nothing
Left of love when
Self and health
Exchanged for
Dreaming wants
Tossed aside as
Rubbish piled all
Around difficult to
Navigate history
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Bear .. 04.24.2014
ⓒ Bearspawprint
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