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We Nevermore Shall Part



Now comes the extirpation
I fell with my hands
With an exclamation
The Archangelic command
I make like a thief
Stealing back what's mine
The pen is now unsheathed
The fight is line for line
Behold a little rust
The healing injury
Broken! Broken trust!
Your villainous sureties
I peel the nautilus
A voyager of dark
Awaken to your lusts
My usurped and broken heart
There is claw marks
On the veins
Membranes ripped apart
I give you a new name-
We nevermore shall part.
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