you thought it was whole
now there is a space
that can’t be filled or glued
you don’t know how it got there
it has left you trembling
you puzzle over
how such a perfect thing
has now a crack
because you smoked it
dVerse prompt to write a quadrille using the word “crack”. Felt like this prompt opened up to a look at addiction.
4 thoughts on “Crack”
I like your description of addiction as a space that used to be whole.
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I love the emptiness in this…isn’t that what addiction is? Trying to fill a void with something that just winds up making it worse? Well done.
Such a mournful reality for so many. Great word weaving.
I have always wondered how a plunge into addiction might work… and there are many roads leading down, and just a few that leads back