Haiku, haiku bones

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haiku bones: infestation
photo: Stinging sea nettle / Osaka Aquarium (#2)Tomobil, flickr

this poison ignites
unstoppable searing flames
ransack and ravage

conflicting shadows
peaceful personality
replaced anima

no longer alone
bedridden bumbling bee
paralyzing sting

visiting a friend who awaits oncoming death i linger and chat, smiling enjoying her company knowing the inevitable is near