Entry 38

Shame is a rotten thing, 
It is a termite 
Upon temple beams.

Shame demeans us;
This sensation is an invented hell.

Give shame meaning,
As though it were 
A malignant — yet tolerable — side effect of society.

Shame is not benign, nor are you.

Recognize all flagrant propagation of this wretched manifestation.

Caustic shame.
Insidious shame.

If you do not have the willpower to kill a pest
Please keep the thing in a fucking jar 
Only show it to your least-welcome guests.

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