Unnatural Causes

To identify where
it all went wrong, when
isolation became a drug
as potent as anything

ingested, when ingesting
became impossible

is
to pretend to be
some kind of god
with flame-retardant wings.

4 thoughts on “Unnatural Causes

  1. You have an amazing way with poetry. How very profound this is–we think we are bolstering ourselves; building our fortresses when we retreat–like we have some kind of God-like power to ensure we don’t get hurt again. Well put.

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