Poem: nonsense

nonsense, drawing by douglas brent smith

it was her attempts
at perfection that
kept perfection away

locked up walled in
kept at bay

never quite good
enough to ever

substantiated reservations
proof to deny

tell me again
why it all had to end
no, stop
nonsense never bears

-- douglas brent smith

(c) 2017 douglas brent smith

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