Thursday, July 29, 2021

Parasites

 I fall a little out of 
love
with the world

more and more
each day

The noise
pollution
static
it gets in the way

it's right there
below us
seething and turning
while we
pretend
it's not happening

There is no change
you say

While she screams
and moans
beneath you 

The agony 
of
the host
being murdered slowly by these

parasites

the muted hum
has become an alarm

But convenience
outweighs the 
life of
mother

I fall a little out of
love
with the world
every day

I have to

It will make it 
easier
to watch
it go 
away.



14 comments:

  1. I freaking love this. I have been saying for years that humans are a parasite on the planet.

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  2. This is so powerful. I wish we as a human race would make the decision to do things that help the planet instead of kill it.

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  3. This really touches me. Humans are a blight on the earth, but we don't have to be. What gets me is that it seems like the human race just chooses to abuse the planet.

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  4. This is so powerful! It says a lot about the current state of the world and how selfish people are.

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  5. This is so moving. It makes you really sit and think about what we have done to this planet.

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  6. Such a powerful message. It makes me so sad to think of what we've done to our planet - our only home. I just hope it's not too late.

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  7. I love this poem because of its social relevance. Parasites come in all forms and sizes, sometimes in the guise of a helpful friend.

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  8. I agree with Ivan. There is much social relevance for the reader to consume.

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  9. It is time to make a difference. Lets keep our planet clean and beautiful again.

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  10. I love this so much. It's very applicable in the modern society. Thanks for this.

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  11. This poem have so many feelings and touches my heart. It is truly sad on what's happening in our world.

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  12. This is amazing! It's been a hot minute since I read anything this good!

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  13. Love these words. Poems are not shared often enough.

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  14. Very beautiful poem. Thanks for sharing!

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