February 17, 2015

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A day of indulgence;
heaps of pancakes
steaming sausages,
melting butter,
syrup pooling on the plate.
The rich woody taste of
freshly poured coffee.
Delicious madness!

I find myself, instead,
already fasting.  My stomach is

empty.

I am left hungry
and curled up on
the red sofa,
nervous.

Sometimes I am
frightened when I am alone.

©Kathleen Moors

 

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