Ravyne’s Nest
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Ravyne’s Nest

POETRY

What They Don’t Tell You

Free Verse Poem

Image by Rondell Melling from Pixabay

after the happily ever after
is how fast your life turns from white
to ashen, to black —

how you lose tiny pieces of yourself
first your voice —
nothing you have to say is ever that important
next your appeal —
you look nothing like the porn chicks he prefers
then your dignity…

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