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Ego~Narssistic {May 2021 CONTEST}

Entwine two cobras
Ego and narcissist
which one would devour who
the two are almost
but not really equal
Dr Jekyll or Mr Hyde

I know a dearest
one behind the other
everyday hide
then it made me decide
to alter my ego to where only narcissists go

I laid besides a swimming pool
not accepting I couldn’t swim
then stripped to birthday suit
smelt me and confided
the beauty that I saw
never ever existed
let me ride

I turned over and into the water
no more ego nor even a shadow

winters snow did freeze
perhaps another birth may be
but never anyone like me

Style / type: 
Free verse
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I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
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Not Explicit Content

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No critique...just everything I expect from a poet like you: simple in structure, layered with meaning and vision, powerful in timelessness.

Respectfully, Jim

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lovedly! I guess you aren't about to give up the title just yet! ~ Geez.
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to those
who consider me as
mine
lol Gee yes its still EGO-ME
Thanks

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we are all different and that's a good thing. wouldn't it be boring if we were otherwise?

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