The Junction
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The Junction

Yield to the Dark Game

A narrative poem

Photo by Lennart Wittstock from Pexels

“Somebody please help me,” I said,
but nobody dared.

It’s clear to me now.

I should have continued the game.

But I cut it short, playing it safe.

I was making my way through
a restricted, sterile corridor
when our paths crossed once more
this time, in grim finality.



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Barry Dawson Jr. IV

Barry Dawson Jr. IV

Medium Top Procrastinator. Guilty of writing under the influence. No, I’m not upset. My face always looks this way. INTP