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Don’t Cheapen the Ink


Photo by Álvaro Serrano on Unsplash

I try to tell it
this isn’t how poetry is supposed to be
it questions my logic
even as I try to coerce it to some happier theme

Why, I whisper, why the dark material?
because it is truth written in midnight
why are you wanting me to be less?
don’t add water to my ink



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Gregory D. Welch

Gregory D. Welch

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