Thursday, November 22, 2012


Seeps into the crevices
Infecting every pore
Rotting from the inside
Deep within the core

It's everywhere you look
And everywhere you don't
Controls you if you let it
And even when you won't

An all-consuming appetite
Victims wither in its wake
Poison in small doses
Is still too much to take

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