Recidivism – A Poem

You are vile
a toxic temptation​
a shadow
a mystic disguise

and the elixir you possess​
is a potent of torment
a delirious wish
an utter disbelief

for every time I assume
my desires will be quenched
you revert to your recidivism
leaving me stranded, alone, and deprived

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