Chapter 9.

I heard an elderly woman say “there’s something beautiful in every chapter of our lives” So I began to study yours in mine I thought of what you left behind I thought of what you took Mostly I kept coming up short Like the story was unfinished Like somehow it had diminished Toward the end…

Fade in.

I wanted to burn you down Light your life up into flames My fiery fires from within I couldn’t let him win I wanted to cut you into pieces Left you scrambling for peace Need I remind you… Karma is a thing. Silly peasant, disguised as king She wore the empress new clothes Naive to…