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PARASITIC

Plastered to my soft underbelly
Attached firmly, suction-cup-lips
Riding me, (your gravy train)
A most unwilling host
Skin-deep-barnicled
Itching to shed
The you of
Intense
Chew

Style / type: 
Structured: Eastern
Editing stage: 

Comments

I like the form of the poem you call eastern. Is it a form?
I enjoyed this usage of what I have known as concrete poetry

How does one get rid of a parasite like that?

Eumolpus
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing
than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance
ee cummings

I believe the form is known as a NONET, nine lines beginning with nine syllables; then descending to eight, seven, six, etc. I did spell 'barnicaled' incorrectly and missed it in the edit. I have a tendency to attract clingy/needy people, and simply have too big of a heart to detach and discard them. Thank you very much for the comment.

author comment

seen this form before but it usually is not as well done as this. Are you describing congress ? lol

it's good to see show up with this kind of form thanks.

problem in discerning the gist of this one! Liking this style. ~ Geezer.
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