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Anorexia the Impostor

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Below is the poem entitled Anorexia the Impostor which was written by poet Joanne Cook. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Anorexia the Impostor

Sneaky
Deceitful
Calculating and cruel
It poses as your friend
Offering comfort 
Strength
A sense of achievement.

It isolates 
Jealously guarding the relationship
Until it infiltrates 
Every cell of your being
And claims you 
As its own.

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  1. Date: 2/15/2009 3:04:00 AM
    Dear Joanne, I still have your certificate here re: your win in my personification contest back in June. As yet I have not received a mailing address from you. If you would like your certificate mailed to you, please email your address to me elaine.george@sympatico.ca. Love and peace Elaine George (Lainie)

  1. Date: 8/15/2008 11:32:00 PM
    Dear Joanne, This wonderful example of personification has won an hoborable mention in my contest. CONGRATULATIONS! Please send your mailing address to: elaine.george@sympatico.ca and I will forward your certificate of poetic excellence from MemorElaine Publishing House. Love and best wishes. Lainie

  1. Date: 8/15/2008 7:25:00 AM
    Congratulations Joanne on your Honorable Mention in Elaine's Personification contest. A difficult battle to fight. Well written. Love, Shar