MS (7-31-83 / Newport News, Virginia)

All My Sins

All my sins
are deep
- dark
- deadly
beneath the skin
of my soul
they seduce
with dark passions
they suffocate
deadly poison
pursing death
defeating purpose
they strike
fast and hard
without a trace
they finally win
leaving me sizzling
on hot pavement
alone and ashamed.

by Mark Sebert

Comments (1)

Great brooding poem.