Three Things

Tamper with my pride
Invade my solitary life
Choke me to the death
Hasten my end, if you will

Expose my malevolence
Knit my loop of doom
Delude me in your snares
Rend my heart ’til numbed

Torment me as you wish
In good fate, I will endure
Just do not take away from me:
My faith, my hope, and love.

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