Burning
Biting
Acid
Rising

Squeezing
Pressing
Breath
Rising

What is that smell?
That overpowering
That overwhelming
Overdone

Someone’s idea of meaning
In a bottle

Spray times five
You’re alive

That stench lingers
Cloying
Like flesh,
Rotting,
Like teeth,
Crumbling,
My newly cleaned rooms
Infected with you.

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