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      Blue Man by Anonymous

      Alone he walks in the dark blue streets.
      In the coldness and fear of the dark blue nights.
      The blue man alone always reaches,
      The old blue river where he will be affright.

      He stands there and think about all the old nights,
      When he thought of ending things for the final time.
      He always knew it would end by the river,
      But he never thought it will end tonight.

      What we love about it

      This poem does a great job of creating a moody atmosphere, and the language pairs well with the dark vision that's created.

      Suggestions to strengthen

      What were those lonely nights? Could the title do a bit more of the heavy lifting by providing more context to what this blue man's life was like?

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