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The Status Quo

This day and age
Of unnoticed change
And outrageous claims
Is coming true
Without regard to
Lil' ol' me or you
The ones that pay the cost
But all is not lost
Only hard to find
This is the world we're in
Failure's the win
Virtue's the sin
The cruel are the kind
It's time
To reclaim our minds
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Submitted on March 20, 2016

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I've written poetry for about as long as I can remember. It really is a compulsion. I don't know why, but at this point I've stopped asking. I like to think I have my own voice and style. I particularly like playing with language. I enjoy redefining things, if possible or explore reasons and meanings for things commonly used and taken for granted. To me, it's amazing anything is happening at all. more…

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