asphyxiated by your love
your constant loving presence
taking up all my air
your anxious wish to please
asphyxiated my love
there was no place for me
inside the cocoon you wove
breathless, I gasped
asphyxiated by your love
at last I ran away
leaving you in your vacuum world
of anxiety

Written for Pooky’s Poems – One Word Title

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