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I.

then I am left with the king:
the plastic clicks as he thuds back and forth
and the pawn
who can only look forward
is still stuck

then I must decide:
the quick and painless way
into the pocket of white guards ahead,
or should I instead keep running
in frantic circles,
tighter and tighter?

I see triumph in your eyes and instead I--
lost in the web
of strategies I will never know
losing a game I've never known how to win

I call defeat


II.

there is a metaphor there
somewhere
and something about life

and the other people
who know
Another old one from the summer which I didn't know how to finish for the longest time, and so I decided to try roman numerals.
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Velassera Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely imagery. I know I say that a lot, but this one I could really see, which is not an easy thing to do. :)
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