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poetry by j matthew waters

toxicity


I’m all alone in my room
listening to toxicity
unfamiliar lyrics
forming & shaping
my current state of mind
drinking casually
drawing smoke to my lungs
needle & spoon
within arm’s reach

I sing along whenever I can
guessing what words
may come next
as if learning a new language
the recording progresses
banging my head
against an imaginary wall
thrashing my head
into the electrified air




august two thousand twenty
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2 thoughts on “toxicity

  1. Painting with beautiful thoughts and words..

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