The Lark
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The Lark

One More Try

One line at a time

Image by 愚木混株 Cdd20 from Pixabay

The addicted are hardly exempt from redemption,
innocence long gone; just senseless victims,
puppets of the Trickster
who tricked them.

He arrives bearing beautiful gifts
of ecstasy — escape and bliss,
but then forgets to tell you
it’s a one-way trip.

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Daniel Fincher

Daniel Fincher

Freelance Writer, Storyteller, and Poet — Founder of Artistic Autism and Five-Minute Fiction