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Untitled (Chase Fontenot-Lafayette, LA

Today is the day of many haunting curses When medication no longer helps, only worsens The thoughts of past pitfalls of which I deserve Is an apology or a eulogy enough to take away The scrutiny that abuses me? Or burn the battered bridges to stop My demons from pursuing me? Positivity can be a parasite that preys on your brain Draining and shaming your consciousness while the monsters lift The veil to reveal a pistol packed with pills aiming at your soul Without a purpose to persevere, letting poisoned promises take control Instead of having precognitive decisions to mask the fact That a broken heart's a pallbearer at your funeral

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