Attrition

Attrition

This poem was submitted by Aditya Rao. He used the submission form to send the poem he wrote directly to The Ministry of Poetic Affairs.

 

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Attrition

Attrition

By Aditya Rao

 

I’d defend to the death—till final breath—
Catenary qualms and old life-choices;
And ask for poisoned alms from partial palms—
Near deaf to discord of vengeful voices;
And two-edged sword on whetstone I’d yet hone—
Till one of us remaining rejoices.

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