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Feed on the Fake


By Steve B HowardPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
Feed on the Fake
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These “energy vampires” you fear are

are of your owning making. The true

energy suck is that of your anxiety that

continues to fuel your paranoia.

If you want to cut your own throat then at least

have the decency to bleed out with purpose.

The blood that drains easily is always the


The scars that form from these wounds

are the same that build the castles you

guard yourself in. Keep the cuts fresh

and flow on the river from your veins.

Invite the night creatures from deep

within to flood your day with their

darkness. Doing battle with those

are your greatest engines for growth.

Vampires that live in your head

can only be slain if you face them

head on

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About the Creator

Steve B Howard

Steve Howard's self-published collection of short stories Satori in the Slip Stream, Something Gaijin This Way Comes, and others were released in 2018. His poetry collection Diet of a Piss Poor Poet was released in 2019.

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