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ILLUMINATION

The Plague Carrier

A narrative rhyme about mental health issues.

Once upon a time, a boy called Jack carried plague on his back.
Disease, dear reader, is silent to the eye.
His doctors couldn’t see it,
So they deemed Jack young and spry.

The boy was born to peasants two, and they were man and wife.
They drank and…

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ColeTretheway

Creative writer and editor. Fantasy, poetry, humor, personal growth, relationships, investing. Quirky.