Dangerous game

1

The dangerous game

Love

Falling

In

Fast

Free

Fall

2

Like a balm

Filling an

Empty jar

A spring

Of possibility

Keep refrigerated

3

Medicine for

The sickness

Sickness upon

Sickness

For the medicine

& then

A vaccine

4

Belief in perfection

Game of elation

& imperfection

5

A dangerous game

A most dangerous

Game

Your rules

No board

Invisible pieces

I am the thimble

You are the car

& so

We play

6

Monopoly

A socialist

Game

We’d never know it

Were it not for

Memes

I’d never have 

Guessed

You were

I had to believe

7

Sames

Simulacrum

Facsimile of

Fax machine

Our printing

Changed

Everything

8

Font

Reincarnation

Automation

9

Love

That’s all

© Niliema Karkhanis


For the Ragtag Daily Prompt ‘dangerous’


Featured photo by Pedro Santos from Unsplash


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