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The Arc of the Defeated

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By Scott Bailey © 2015

It looks like the arc of the defeated
The hunch of old and tired man
Worn down by time and routine
Only
The arc is a buttress
Against the burden of life
It is bent not broken
It serves its purpose well
If not gracefully

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The Arc of the Defeated

By Scott Bailey © 2015

 

It looks like the arc of the defeated
The hunch of old and tired man
Worn down by time and routine
Only
The arc is a buttress
Against the burden of life
It is bent not broken
It serves its purpose well
If not gracefully