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the user brings with them a smile that you’ve seen before (that is, if you yourself have been used) & the initial interaction between the user & the prospective guppy is one wherein the user strikes with the most savage venom whose face is a lethal combination of sweet sensual seriousness, bearing fruits of humor, sympathy & all possibilities of relation that one can muster (if their intent is to dig the talons in so that you act accordingly). the user makes promises that no rational human being could ever keep & because it has latched itself on something inside the prospective “to-be-used,” the other party follows in sync because they feel the need or possible insufficiency that exists inside them can be filled or healed by the user in question. the user soars over the weakened much like a vulture watching a dying animal biding its time before that final swoop down to claim its dinner. engaging in friendships that will fade away quick mentioning all those “untapped sources of potential” (a topic which the now used is sold so well) teaching new ways of shining bright in the spotlight while referencing the importance of “staying real” (killing two birds with one proverbial stone), the user makes sure all the bases are covered. and as the frequency of the user’s visits pile up the blood is drained from the body of the used like a gang of vampires on holiday who have just found a pool of naiveté deep in the regions of nowhere & here is where they can do the most damage--- for when the desperate show their true colors, the users come out of the woodwork to claim their prize. there is no happy ending here no moral of the story, for the only way to recognize a user, unfortunately, is to have already been used, drained of everything, and after having built oneself back up piece by piece, to be able to see the corruption a mile away & to be prepared for it when it presents itself again--- because it will.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 11/12/2011 11:17:00 PM
WOW..... YES IT WILLL .. Enjoyed your poem~ Thank you for sharing. Have yourself a wonderful night.. Take care ;-) ..LINDA
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