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Under the Wrong Assumption

You mistake me Sir, for cheap bric-a-brac.  
Although my words speak bluntly,
please do not confuse them with some cut-price bargain.  
I expose my heart,
and my mind,  
and my secrets,  
but they are not yours to take.  
Take a step back Sir, you lack finesse and panache,  
And possess a certain I-know-exactly-what.  
You see, there is no mystery about you, nor subtlety.  
There are not enough barge poles to space between us, and if you try to invade that, I warn you:  
The physical strength I lack, will be more than recompensed by the swords from my tongue.  
You mistake me Sir, for cheap bric-a-brac.  
I will not give myself so freely,  
That your spare change will do.  
I know my worth,  
I have value,  
I own myself.  
But do not think me heartless, and cruel;
You've had fair warning,  
I'm not for sale.  
You mistake me Sir, for cheap bric-a-brac.
Sky_dancer
Written by Sky_dancer
Published | Edited 27th Dec 2018
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