I Was Proud

There was a time

When I was proud.

I had majestic horns 

And my enemies bowed.

Love was mine

And so were you.

But time changed us 

And I changed too.

My weakness showed

My demons glowed.

From home I fell

Into trash can hell.

Majestic horns now forever fallen

Pride is never life’s true calling. 

(Oliver Street, Chinatown; New York City)

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