cancerphobia

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
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Submitted: August 12, 2012

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fear makes it all so real,

the people round us dropping like

flies, with no age spared & no

combination of genes, environment

or upbringing, determined to be

perfect, so as to locate its reason or

motive---for it creeps in, seemingly

indiscriminately & yet,

every fake sugar packet gets questioned,

every deodorant used, every potato chip,

every abundant intake of vitamin E, every

sausage, every burger, every bowl of soup,

every bit of hair dye, every swish of

mouthwash, every moisturizer smeared,

every smidgeon of talcum, every x-ray,

every call made on the cell, every cold,

every glass of wine, every minute spent on

facefuck, every tooth whitening paste,

every cup of coffee, every microwaved

meal, every single doughnut ever consumed,

every french fry, every slice of bacon, every

moment spent in the sun too long,

EVERYTHING YOU THOUGHT WAS

ONCE GOOD FOR YOU HAS NOW SENT

YOU REELING &

time is of the essence,

when every little irk in one’s body leads them

to believe they are dying & every new report

unleashed by the doctors, leads one to believe

their days are numbered,

seems ever since the bombs got dropped on

Japan, vaporizing hundreds of thousands of

people, leaving those left alive to the ravages of

mutation & radiation in the fall out,

the citizens of the empire that dropped the bombs

have been trembling with

cancerphobia.

 


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