Addiction

His cadence is shallow –
these are familiar waters

He’ll swear the addiction
saves him from madness

Ignore the wrenching
pain in my heart…

leave to find his next fix,
another page in misery’s tome.

(Tuesdays, I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.
Image my own)

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VJ Knutson

Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

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