Parasitic Divide

Parasitic Divide

A Poem by V. P. Trujillo
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I step up to the mirror and what do I see?

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Parasitic Divide 

I stare into a mirror, pull apart my lip

Inside and on each side, parasites 

Just past - my mouth is but a gaping hole  

an abyss I will go if avoided 

Forbidden to mend  

 

I concede to these infestations of my paradise, for the pleasure in seeking and obtaining pleasure, in a mere moment of indulgence, is greater than a communion with spirit in abstinence - or so tells the fool. 

© 2020 V. P. Trujillo


Author's Note

V. P. Trujillo
Do as you do.


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Added on September 3, 2020
Last Updated on September 3, 2020
Tags: Dark, Dream, Addiction, Parasites, Abyss, Lost, Danger, Warning, Nightmare, Haunting, Draining, Paradise Lost, Paradise, Longing, Fear, Tragedy

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V. P. Trujillo
V. P. Trujillo

San Jose, CA



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