They'll find me hanging upside-down. Ankles bruised by the ropes From which you strung me up for field dressing. Lacerations where you’d cut my throat, Bled me dry, spilt my guts, And broke past my ribs, to uproot my heart. Can they carbon date the remains of my reputation? Trace the ****** back to your mouth?
Will they know the cause of death to be the Malignant rumors you couldn’t help but spew? Your false words: the final nail in my coffin. Do you regret ever letting them past your lips? Slowly, my reputation crippled by the aggressive Cancer that was your embellished utterance.
And it didn’t bother you in the slightest. You marveled at the sight of my struggle. And amazing how these things seem to spread. One caustic, contagious, breath from you was all it took. Though the slanderous virus wouldn't make it 'til morning; Addicts to their fix; gossips, crave your empty words. Like *******, the rush is intense but brief. Interest fleeting, they move on. Off to the next peddler.
For all these inconveniences, I thank you. Thank you for lifting the masks that curtained your distorted self. How blind I must have been not to see it outright. Another leech, feeding on slighted words. And to think; all it costed you to buy in Was me...