Red Like the Blood You Spilled on the Water

Photo by Tom Robertson on Unsplash

the streets are stained by you,
that grime of another life
when you thought yourself king
and played the games to match

the historians try to pick you apart
as if you are something to marvel —
when your mind’s gone mad, indeed,
over all the things you cannot have

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Jillian Spiridon

Jillian Spiridon

just another writer with too many cats