poetry = nonsense
nonsense = meaninglessness
meaninglessness = void
void = nothingness
nothingness = spirit

Mirror, mirror
he married an ocean impersonated her waves to remind jealous lovers of how tempests are made he mocked the clouds by whistling the sounds of rain and laughed as the birds took cover huddling in the trees nearby his best impression was of joy when he laughed at the gods for pretending to shield men under their gentle wings but his clever shenanigans were born of disillusionment that he never was a thing himself but only a mirror for others [29-X-2021]
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