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Jul 2019
You build your nest of pretty words,
Sly threads of verbiage,
Plucked from outworn phrases,
Secondhand sentiments and frayed metaphors.

A thorny simile, a faded pink ribbon,
Of rhetoricย woven with silky streamers;
A warp and weft of fond and found,
Borrowed references and stolen verses.

You recycle the shining heart,
Of anotherโ€™s penmanship,
Modelling it into a tarnished,
Uninspired and untitled composition
...OF YOUR OWN...

โ€˜I get a lot of big ideas, and occasionally I actually come up with one myself.โ€™
- Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic
annh
Written by
annh  F/Christchurch, New Zealand
(F/Christchurch, New Zealand)   
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