Desiree

Music: Zzunknown.
By Van Lam Nguyen.

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Desiree knows little of desire
Except what she detects in hungry eyes.
Sometime soon, perhaps, she'll feel the flame
Instead of merely acting in its name,
Reduced to an estate she will despise.
Each dances like a moth before the fire,
Even when she knows the end is shame.

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