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[^] Woe unto me: this meat-over-bone package a mind-soul inhabits, to which a thin film of awareness of a fictional construct of temporal continuity, known as Bill, adheres like slime-mold tracks on concrete ... as of now is 988 moons of age.

What greater relief from the vicissitudes of time falling like half-frozen honey off a spoon can I have than unburdening myself, here, with a purgative confessional sonnet, written for the occasion. Call it "the weight:"
i shoulder this weight of pretending to carry
a burden of imagining i know more than i know

i trudge on with lead feet through wilderness,
my ignorance disguised beneath harlequin rags

i burn the altar of confessed doubt: i poison
uncertainty's sweet wine with tart conviction

i collude with you to speak of love, as if we
once understood what unselfishness really was

i tell everyone i am not just a circus parade
instincts put on as dogville's bigtop goes up 

i'm held to the ground by sincerity's gravity,
crushed under the juggernaut of necessary lie

you won't wonder why i whisper after you hear
the bald-faced lies echoes say behind my back
"the weight" copyright 2019, Bill Woodruff, published under the CPOPL (CodeProject Open Poetic License).
«Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?» T. S. Elliot

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