Vampiric Mindset

Asleep the day
awake by night

anemic pretense
abject sight

absent mirrors
abstruse fright

apt to drain
averse to light.

Vampiric Mindset © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: February 23, 2020