Elle (theroadtoelle) wrote,
Elle
theroadtoelle

A sticky mess

Prompt: Write a poem about an empty room or a lie.

Another mouldy string
in your intricate web
of lies gives way,
the remainder straining
to bear your weight and
the sticky mess unlikely
to cushion your fall from grace.
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