The prompt from Sahm to compose cinquains of the 7 deadly sins (or 7 heavenly virtues) got me inspired to do not one, but all 7. er… 14. I’ll do the other 7 in the next post, just to keep it uncluttered.
Wrapped empty promises.
Forever only lasts until
But never act.
Bring the world to focus,
While through the lens of distant eyes
The more I think I need
To stuff the hole, the emptier
Useless to me
But to you, a full meal.
Stomach growls, but you can’t have them;
Fear ignites me,
Twisting inside. Lacking control,
I lash out, not caring where my
Thy neighbor’s wife,
That picture-perfect life,
Six figures and a Porsche. They should
Only to hear my own voice say