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the taste of failure [poem]

failure tastes like bad wine
like burnt popcorn
like the worst case of morning breath you’ve ever had
failure tastes like his skin
like sweat and sin and silence
whatever silence tastes like
failure sticks to the tongue
after toothbrush and breath mint and gum
because failure is unavoidable
and reliably persistent

Author:

bookdragon, poet, witch

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