Written by Jacob Ibrag

She’s an infection spreading

through his immune system. Hurts

so bad yet he wants her to keep going.

It’s been the longest time since he’s felt

anything. He smiles at her as she takes

him apart. Won’t be long till she

harvests his heart.

Photographer Unknown


29 comments on “Infection

  1. paulkensettblog

    love this and the image that you have chose is very powerful

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  2. I love the bit “Won’t be long till she harvests his heart”. Perfect way to end it in my opinion. Great work Jacob Ibrag.

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  3. I love this piece, and I agree with Rachel that last line is a perfect way to end this piece. I love the photo you used and it’s such a well written piece and I just really enjoyed reading it that I’m about to read it again. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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  4. Ohh…this was amazing to read…equal parts moving and heartbreaking. Stunning photo as well!

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  5. I love the sense of dichotomy and parasitic relationship. Gives a lot of depth.

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  6. Hell, where do you catch this dream,

    wonderfully written,


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  8. Great work 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Short and sweet such a powerful piece i am moved 🙂 🙂 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  10. Reblogged this on MOTIV-OETRY-ANDLIFE and commented:
    Poetry and Power of words 🙂 🙂

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  11. Beautiful! Love always wins…

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  12. Sounds like he’s totally trapped by her now…

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  13. Word Trance

    So lovely. I feel it.

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