Addiction is a Siren Song



The sirens' songs are Sweet and slow,
 Suggesting I sail my way to my own demise fathoms below
 The black sky and blue waves.
 Once I am hypnotized by the nymphs
 They feast on my flesh, slowly devouring my psyche
 Until I am smaller than a stillborn and equally damned.
 Let eternal hellfire be the penance for not resisting death
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Submitted on March 07, 2015

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme AABCDEF
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 325
Words 60
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 7

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