Justin Tallman

Rookie (September 4th,1989 / Milwaukee, WI)

Narcissism in poetic terms


A constant battle
thoughts wield blades
of many types
fighting
raging
visually
on the stage of
my eyes

Who I am
Who I want
to be
Who I think I am
and who
I thought I was

All the I
all the Me
all the Self
in a battle
for the definitive being

The nuclear bomb
who ends it all
is the I
the Me
the Self
who just doesn't
care

Submitted: Sunday, December 30, 2012

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