Carnivores


we are carnivores

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we feed on the scraps 
of the lives of others

we provide no 
sustenance of our own

we gnaw on the hearts 
of others for what 

feelings we can find
having none of our own

it is only a game
it is the only game

we know
it is the only way 

we show 
compassion

borrowing others’
being too 

passionate about 
dispassionate things 

that should not matter 
but do

we are cold and 
we burn 

the bones of others 
to stay warm





7 thoughts on “Carnivores

    • Aye, a tough thing to really pin down for sure. I often feel like a bit of a vulture or emotional scavenger sometimes. I have a hard time just “feeling” things sometimes. This was an attempt to get at that.

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