Scrittura
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Scrittura

Prompt Response

Decadence: A Sonnet

The first or the last line

Photo by Marc Newberry on Unsplash

All the people you will ever meet have one thing in common —
they are floating downward like broken bottles in a suffocating sea;
— buoys bobbing beyond the baseline of hope,
futures drawn to the horizon with half-hearted reproach;
picking apart the focus of their lives — now brittle with spite
— taking it all out on the fish —…

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