We Took You Down! by Paul Tristram

In Between Hangovers

You were warned
about wearing your heart
upon your sleeve.
You should have
erased your sensitivity
or hidden it.
Only Vultures, Vampires
and Sociopaths
are interested
in your nice side.
It’s the easiest way in
through those castle walls.
You asked for it,
with your caring,
welcoming smile,
open arms
and excruciating naivety.
People like you
make us fucking sick.
I cannot wait until you heal
so we can do it all over again.
We’ll eventually stamp,
batter and cut
that uniqueness
right fucking out of you.

SAMSUNG Paul Tristram is a Welsh writer who has poems, short stories, sketches and photography published in many publications around the world, he yearns to tattoo porcelain bridesmaids instead of digging empty graves for innocence at midnight; this too may pass, yet. Buy his books ‘Scribblings Of A Madman’ (Lit Fest Press) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1943170096 ‘Poetry From The Nearest Barstool’ at http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1326241036 And a split poetry…

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