Survival

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Insidious,
like a silent serpent
terrorising
unwary hosts.
Indiscriminately
rendering
hostages
helpless.

Lost in a vortex,
he will revisit
yesterday’s storms;
tomorrow’s hopes.
Exhausted,
he will muster
enough courage to
survive.

Copyright © 2011 Norma Martiri

Form: Free Verse

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