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Emperor, King, and Boss

Wherever I go you are there

Quietly letting me step on you

For fear of of the unknown

I try not to touch you

Along the wall you lay still

Burrowing in the crack

Where the sun rarely reaches

Leaving smoothness in your track

On the trees you lay so flat

You are entwined in the bark

I learned you are a plant

Not a fungus so stark

On the rocks you create a

Panoply of neon green

I want to feel you someday

To pet you by some mean

On old gates you creep all over

On the stone and the metal

You deliver a layer of color

Like stubborn stain on kettle

You are everywhere and then some

Known to the world as moss

On famed locations you lay there

Like emperor, king, and boss

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