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Hope’s Foe

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Occluding thought
Anxiety’s arrow
Fragmented fear
Misbegotten tears
Vitriolic gaze
Hope’s foe
Phantasy’s distraction
Heart’s abode

Mind’s emote
Fraught in shade
Needing naught
But surgeons blade
Perceptive illusion
Neglecting light
Heir’s delusion
Mortal flight