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Pawns



Pieces on a chess board, steps to take.

Depending on direction, your fates erased.

What’s worse is decisions, choice to make.

In Control or a victim, in time debate.

The debates only for, who alive but late,

Most are to the reality and loose the race.

Used for another’s strategy, open space.

For a cheque or to mate, it’s an open case.

Last but not least, some say it’s faith.

Blinded by identity and master’s plays.

Pushed to fatality, no pastor prays.

Just u, off the chess board, another pawn replaced.
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Written on August 18, 2021

Submitted by Chi_Dublin on August 18, 2021

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