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The Seeds of Doubt

Humanity's dark gardners, working for “free.”

By James LanternmanPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
The Seeds of Doubt
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The seeds of doubt

Planted for free

Prey on fear

Watered just a bit

Over months or years

Grow to erode

99.9% of known

Hope & trust

Friends lost

Love tossed

Into vapours

Turn any dream

Into a curse

The seeds of doubt

Natural as air

Grow into things

Much worse

So keep your eyes open

For snakes in the grass

Tongues darting fast

Boring tiny holes

In human hearts

The seeds of doubt

Can take you out

If not kept

Properly stored

In the place

Of your mind

Where the pages

Are already torn.

nature poetry

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James Lanternman

Short fiction, poetry, moonlit thoughts. Read more at jameslanternman.online

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