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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Today's OneWord: Pawn

You claimed you were a king, but you were merely a pawn in this chess game. Your fragile body was pinched between the fingers of the true emperor. He tried to move you across the board, but you refused to be queen, not realizing how much more powerful she was than her male counterpoint. You lay on your black wooden tile and screamed. You hissed. You threw your little tantrum, and the camera bulbs flashed all around you. All while you wove yourself a crown of weeds and toilet paper and broken glass.

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