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Today I Will Not Kill!

A tiny insect
slowly crosses my kitchen counter…
easy prey—
No, today I will not kill!
fast if necessary
till I feel some cleansing.
Water OK!
This I know
to be replenished—
though insects do
seem endless at times
everywhere
a potential dot to move,
and I am so immaculate
when it comes
to living-premises—
No,today I will not kill!
I will restore my humanity
by behaving less human;
I will transcend myself
by sparing leggy specks
for new
Divinely inspired instincts—
though I do hate those
foraging things,
and how they multiply
when one does not eradicate quickly—
leaving tracks
across the clean snow of my icing,
expecting light
through a tunnel of straw
only to see phosphorous eyes
glaring back at me
mocking me—
No, today I will not kill!

I will call my wife.

Today I Will Not Kill!

devotee1

Joined February 2008

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