Treasure Island

Alana Joy Bailey


Egotistical Letter


Come on now wakey wakey

I write myself to you,
do you demand immediate satisfaction,
do you buy into implosives
completely illogical without a sense of time
pure aggression primarily sexual.

Paint you in
denial
displacement
infactualization
fantasy
compensation
rejection
rational ization
reaction
inflammation
regression
repression
and information

So how have you been
undoing what you did
suppressing emotion
you may be the splitting image of my ideal person
it’s not okay to dissociate

Paint you in
denial
displacement
infactualization
fantasy
compensation
rejection
rational ization
reaction
inflammation
regression
repression
and information

Submitted: Sunday, June 26, 2011
Edited: Monday, June 27, 2011

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  • Mohammad Akmal Nazir (6/26/2011 4:20:00 AM)

    Great poem. I was impressed. It was written well with nice texture and imagery. I rated it 10.
    Thanks for sharing.....
    Kindly read and rate my poem 'A humble complaint' on page 2.
    Best regards
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