Shawn L. Bird

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poem-vampire August 25, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 8:19 pm
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I hadn’t noticed before, but you’re a vampire.

You charm people, but when they get close to you

you suck the life out of them.

A succubus eating through relationships,

and now you’re clinging to that child

as a tool to make that old man stay

while you drain him, too.

I’m glad some of them got away.

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9 Responses to “poem-vampire”

  1. The child will break free, eventually.

  2. I’m always surprised at how selfish people can be…It always amazes…

  3. Maureen Says:

    there are a few of those around…

  4. It’s very scary. I’ve known a few vampires in my life, and they always seem to thrive. I keep hoping for them to meet another, stronger vampire.


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