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David Whalen

Rookie - 78 Points (5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

I'm Not Like You



The path I’ve taken
The one I’ve trod
Is a path forsaken
By a vengeful God

The path I’ve chosen
Is drear and lonesome
Trees lean close in
Damp lies the sod

I’ve naught of humanity
I lack the needs
The cold, the callousness
That humanity breeds

I walk alone, my path unknown
To a Fate both feared and odd
But it’s a path I’ve chosen
A path I’ve trod

My own way forsaken
…by an unforgiving God…

Submitted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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