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The Slaves Tanka

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The Slaves Tanka

Of what use is time
If it’s consumed by passion
Servicing others
Servitude that drowns your dream
While you toil and save and pay

©david byrne March 2012

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  1. Date: 2/29/2012 9:40:00 PM
    DAVID, i am a slave in this world... and i have no hold on time... i'm always expected... i try, i really do... i do toil and pay... an enjoyable poem...... ENJOYED , THANK YOU FOR SHARING~PD