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THE AGONY OF THE ALMOST

Like a chained dog dying

My bowl of food just out of reach

Waking with new hope

My bowl is closer

But my chain shorter

They lengthen my chain

But move my desire far away

Crumbs barely sustain

Remove the bowl!

Hope will depart

But so will the torture

You wonder as I lay

And make no effort

You've not felt the hunger

Almost satisfied

Strain, and strain , and strain - I will

"Til all hope dies

Or breaks the chain

The thought that haunts

And peaks the pain

The irony of truth

That in the ignorance of youth

I

Forged this chain

Mood: thoughtful
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