Unhealthy Love

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Unhealthy Love


I am a prisoner

In this war of love

He is the thin soup

With chunks of rotted vegetables

I am ashamed of my need for him

I am humiliated daily by

My want of him

Unable to change the circumstances

However my body needs sustenance

And the meager strength he provides

Even as I choke it down greedily

Retching and grateful

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cheronld commented on Unhealthy Love

07-11-2010

Most definately a relatable tale.....if only we could control our hearts.....nicely done.....Cher

simoneaugustus

08/18/2010

Cher, I often wish we could control our hearts, as well, but perhaps it would make the world a boring place, no? Thanks for the kind comments!

SuSpence commented on Unhealthy Love

04-29-2010

It's amazing how love is like a drug...Even if it is bad for you, draining your life force from you, still you must have it. And you conveyed this here wonderfully! -Spence

simoneaugustus

04/29/2010

Yes, the easiest addiction to fall prey to. Thank you for the insightful comments and kind review!

SavVySam commented on Unhealthy Love

04-27-2010

The heart wants what the heart wants...reason so very seldom enters the equation...a very mature and human write....

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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