Homesick

Oil slick spillage

Of bittersweet memories

Saccharine poison

Coating each thought

With sugared slime

Viscous longing

Filling the cracks

Of my fractured heart

Ink-black sludge

Laced with phantasmal joy

Drowning my present

In plasmic pasts.

 

Emma H, age 26, 27/06/2017

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