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Of Thine Self - 'Unscramble Challenge'

By Thavien YliasterPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
Photo by Willian Justen de Vasconcellos on Unsplash

If there is no venerator for myself

Then I shall be my own riveting riveter

To reorient

To that which I resonate with

As continuing down the same pathway perverts

Individuation, Remediation, causing a reversion

Which continues to make me a servant

That lacks the nerve to catalyze changes

As I've eaten my fill continuing to repeat

The same tropes,

Failing to repent

Forcing myself to starve

By losing focus on the main operative

Remaining in an environment that will perpetually restrain

Me, as my strong ingenuity has been overspent

Resisting this restrictive serpent

Yet, it I were to relax, easing away, to reinvest

My energy to renovate who I wish to become and what I wish to do

The satire isn't lost on me, transforming into humility, as I revise

Escaping like a sprinter, as mental votaries

Elect that the best of myself, for myself, needs its sacred reservation

Thavien's Token: This poem has been constructed for Heather Hubler's "'Unscramble' Challenge"

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Thavien Yliaster

Thank You for stopping by. Please, make yourself comfortable. I'm a novice poet, fiction writer, and dream journalist.



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Comments (7)

  • Heather Hubler2 months ago

    Oooo, I liked this a lot!! In fact, I loved it! You really used the words in such a way that they fit so seamlessly together. And the theme was actually quite deep. You brought your A game with this one, my friend :)

  • Impressive entry with such varied words, all connecting into the main word!

  • Oooo, I learnt two new words from your poem, venerator and votaries! These are my favourite lines: "Remaining in an environment that will perpetually restrain Me, as my strong ingenuity has been overspent Resisting this restrictive serpent"

  • Hannah Moore2 months ago

    I had to go back and check the source word, and then the whole thing tumbled into line. Brilliant.

  • Fabulously written🌹

  • Babs Iverson2 months ago

    Fantastic!! Fabulous performance poem!!!💕❤️❤️

  • JBaz2 months ago

    A motto to live by and strive for. Well done

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