Extended Metaphor

By , Durham, NH
A snakes fangs pierce its victim

injecting its venom throughout the body of its randomly chosen prey.

A cancer consuming, infecting and taking over

spreading through the body

weaving itself into the web of veins

engulfing the heart.

Quarantine and isolation only make the wound worse

converting it against itself forcing mutiny against its own mind.

Anger encourages and fuels the venom, making it stronger and more potent

the only prescription is occupying it to distract you from the disease that haunts and controls your body.

Its numbers of victims increase steadily

claiming lives that have been ended by their own hands



by a gun



by a noose



off a bridge



The most common disease in the world...

DEPRESSION.





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