god save me

from insistent clichés
that entrench upon my brain
like a front
of sleep-dead soldiers
save me
from impotent metaphors
jettisoning
from a flaccid pen
save me
from ambitions
of proving profundity
give me
a word
that is mine
my own
one word
that will end this
and begin
a poem

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