This mystery



Cups of coffee, losing sleep
Seems the only thing to keep
Is the sanity, which seeps into the bewildered vanity
Creeping into my tears
What was found is ‘lost’, a realm of confused black
Ghosting persona, diminishing willpower
Until all is wholly absorbed
To subtle worlds of unreality
This mystery
Traipsing effortlessly through diversity
Incredulous, indifferent, me
Offered all, but nothing at all
Unlike anything conceivable
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Submitted by Rustybuckets on November 01, 2016

Modified on March 14, 2023

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Scheme AABCDEFBBBBGH
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 421
Words 66
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 13

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