Put away your expectations this riddle is rough
Are lost then found ale, mine now to obtain this is tough
Oh no a, set of eyes that never rest
Gone from the start then ripped from my chest
Are never in, what endures time the bluff
Without tea protests when not up to snuff
No end so why, a tale of one in the west
Resulting in a place to obtain what's left
What am I?
The first and last lines allude to the word, while the others hint to transformed versions of the word.
Look to the first portions of the lines for instructions