exorcism

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:20 -- Kyrie B

Location

98501
United States
46° 58' 37.2648" N, 122° 51' 30.3084" W

when did my shadow
slip
under my fingernails
slither
through my pores
slide
into my bloodstream?

can i vomit
it onto bathroom
walls? slice
open my jugular,
watch it pool
on the floor? confess
to a black-robed
psychiatrist who yanks
it writhing
from my nostril?

or am i my shadow?

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