The Worm with Wings

The Worm with Wings

A Poem by John Putignano

a dark poem


Generally Speaking

I´m incapable of confiding with my cognition

susceptibility enthralled to leaping spectres

flailing and bashing

I´m dragged reluctantly toward hysteria

unfettered in this state of mania

plagued by casuistry and crippling delusions

locked and shackled to an inflated shadow

begging to be exonerated, liberated

limping and aching as my spine splits open

finally, the escape has arrived

this worm has gotten it´s wings

© 2021 John Putignano

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Very nice poem John. It was an enjoyable read. We should all strive to strip ourselves of our frailties to become butterflies.

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Added on July 25, 2021
Last Updated on July 25, 2021
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John Putignano
John Putignano

Seekonk, MA

*IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT CONTENT* My writing tends to be very dark and often includes sensitive subject matter. In many of my stories the narrator is an unsavory character and the tale is written fr.. more..