No colour caresses the toxicity
of a love that grips with talons grey,
leeches tints of happiness
and reduces them to a foggy day.
Kidnapped by a tainted heart,
blinded by choking smoke of mute obsession,
she has no more tears left to cry
for his transgression.

Kim M. Russell, 2017


– Josh Hayes

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #15 and shared on Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Tuesday Platform

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