In the 
Loneliest tears
The soul burns
The invaded innocence
Fear created
Forgiveness hardly
Darkness breathes
Untold traumas
Vulnerability cannot comprehend
Rhetoric bent, bruised
Self-righteous life's 
Fatal doze swift.

Crumpled stars offer
Condolenses on inheriting
A broken earth 
Infinitesimal happiness despairs

I try to listen to my thoughts 
Standing in the cacophony.

Death before death.

47 thoughts on “Snookered

    1. It’s easy to articulate through the medium of poetry , Ben. And appreciative readers like you , wow who wouldn’t want to write. That is my inspiration. Well, I have to thank you. Gratitude 🙏🏼 gratitude..

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