FACADE OF CHEWED BITTERNESS

A sad pervasive sickness sheathes his psyche

Seals him with a facade of chewed bitterness

While in his spirit dark secrets replay therein

The subconscious a playpen of past passion

As diminutive pockets of illicit emotions

Are drawn to the surface as today’s insanity.

 

 

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Powerful word choices and

Powerful word choices and striking constructions such as "playpen of past passion" make this a remarkable description of descent into despair. Really feeling this. Great work.