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Beautiful Snarl

Imagine seeing something for what it is.
Lovely.
Imagine it not being something that we lack and
not our competitor.
Imagine what you call inspiration,
not as a bar you've failed to reach,
and
let it be as you see it.
Lovely.
Do you get envious of the sun?
Shout jealousy at the moon?
Growl at a blooming flower?
Why go and trample the rose?
Why snarl and strangle the light?
The rays still reach our skin,
the warmth absorbed.
Our muse-desire has a shadow side,
and sometimes,
sometimes and not always,
let something simply be
lovely.

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