Temptation

He waits in the wings,

Quietly sitting just a few seats away,

Observing, absorbing, patience redefined.

 

The more at peace you are,

The greater his tenacity.

Willing to appear invisible for years at a time.

 

Then suddenly an opening appears in the movie,

Something smothered in desire, old longings, past deeds,

And remembrances.

 

Time to try again.

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