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By Gerard DiLeoPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read

I want what you have

You have what I want

It's a formula for trouble brewing

Calligraphic summons, graphic font


I like what you do

You do what I like

It's a formula for rage imbuing

You'rsurped when I strike


Don't look for me a'coming

You won't see me but feel the brunt

You'll wonder what I'm doing

You are the feckless I hunt


The world is full of hunters who see

In a blinded world of clueless prey

The fittest will survive the chewing

The eaters live another day


I am not what I eat

I am what I, without sowing, reap

The best parts I'm gluing

To what I've taken and what I keep

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About the Creator

Gerard DiLeo

Retired, not tired. In Life Phase II: Living and writing from a decommissioned Catholic church in Hull, MA. Phase I: was New Orleans (and everything that entails).


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  • Rachel Deeming3 months ago

    Punchy. Some people have such rapacious appetites. Some great lines in here, Gerard and I like the form.

  • Oooo, "I am what I, without sowing, reap". I freaking loved that line!

  • Kendall Defoe 3 months ago

    Are you the meal or the diner? In either case, I'm very impressed... 🍝

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