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I am a king
Who has always tried to do what’s best
In the past, many people have hurt me
Then moved on
The thing about me is
Once I love you, that’s it
It doesn’t stop ever
You will always have a plate of food from me
Just not at every meal
My kingdom is built on the backbone of a broken heart
That’s too stubborn to know it’s foundations have cracked
Ready to collapse on itself
Tired and ready to rest
At the ripe old age of 24
I wear this crown
Of my greatest
The ones that look back at me in the mirror
This is the way I make sure I never hide myself from anybody
But on the contrary, I tend to break eye contact
With strangers often too early so they never
Have the chance to see right through me
You may notice
The crown is heavy
It will tilt to one side
Which goes to show
What I’ve always known
Corrupt kings wear crooked crowns.