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Sweet, Seductive Torment of Sadness

A poem

Photo by Ilja Tulit on Unsplash

quicksand, pulling you down

you try to run, like in a dream; legs sluggish

the sweet seduction of despair, a loyal lover

lays by your side, spinning you in cobwebs of darkness

injecting its venom of shadows deep into your soul



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Sylvia Dziuba

Sylvia Dziuba

Author of "Go to Sleep Late" to be released mid-Dec 2022 | Writing & Publishing scholar | My writing is driven by latest research