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Updated on March 19, 2017

Igniting my nerves into flames

Burning, wearing, tearing me down

A toxic addiction, resistant to change

A pain that I crave as deep as I drown

As bloody as warfare for a broken crown

And as fierce and disabling as the paralyzing label

That so many believe defines me.

© 2017 Isabella Allred


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      John Hansen 4 months ago from Queensland Australia

      A well written and effective short verse.