Thursday, February 11, 2010

being strongest
was meant
to endure the worst horrors
in creation--

the sweet pain
no vow or ritual
can dissolve
infusing the soul

like a drug in the bloodstream--
the shot that (one hopes)
has neutralized
the toxins of our

worldly affairs--
the cure for all ills
even as it is sometimes
the cure that kills...

Content (c) 2008-2010 Philip Milito.

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