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The Theory of Disease

apathy has settled in my heart

and in my bones


like a rare form of cancer

it eats at every cell of my being


it burrows into my marrow

consuming all I believed to be good


about you

about me

about the world


indifference is a sheath for my feelings

numbing any twinges of caring

but never halting the progression of my sickness


it will eat me up from the inside and leave nothing

but a shell


it was you

and you

and you

and even you

who gave me this disease

who left me with these symptoms


indicative of a greater malady


which left untreated

can bring about

the downfall of society









blow the fucking house down

brick by brick
with every harsh word
or raised hand
that’s how I built it up
concrete and reinforcing steel
with unkind comments and condescending names
that’s how I built it up

your compliments, your attentiveness
it chisels away at the mortar and brick
the way your eyes look at me, the way your hand seeks mine to hold
it jackhammers the foundation
you saying I am beautiful, that you don’t understand how someone hasn’t snatched me up before
makes the foundation crumble

careful, so careful
don’t let the foundation crumble
don’t let the walls collapse
run, gather supplies
shore up the walls, fortify your defenses
no one can be allowed in
once they are inside the walls can come down too quickly
leaving you exposed to the elements of love

little pig, little pig
let me in
fuck you, I said to the big, bad wolf

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