Have you seen
Gnaws at you
In a wooden
That can be
With a body
You let the
Chew into you.
On second thoughts
Even if you had -
A body refreshed
And new, wouldn't
Still find you?
As long as
Lives with you.
It's only those
But they soon
Bid you adieu.
It whips you
Scaring it away.
Like a termites'
Colony and keeps
Eating into you…
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