Infection

Avatar Author: Patroclus81 A lover of things old and new, serious and ridiculous, profound and silly. I like to write in a variety of styles and genres, though I tend to almost obsessively favor the first-person. There's a reason, but its a long st... Read Bio

You got inside me like
bacteria
growing in the dark and damp corners of my heart.
Symptoms include:
irritation
swelling
shortness of breath
fatigue
and
chronic pain.

A routine infection.

A strong dose of logic
five hundred milligrams
taken with fluids
will soon flush you out.

But still
I worry
about side effects.

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