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Philosophia: The Red Queen Race

By Tania Escobedo

I always thought myself a late bloomer;

Incarnadine came last,

Walking.

The blues came first,

Running.

Lackadaisical in the red queen race.

Still.

I stand antipodal to all.

Amorous pathogens chasing me away;

They catch me!

The name of vagrant desire folds me into a kite!

Eros of the mind, and of beauty hunting.

Philosophia!

I fly, fly, fly.

Into dominion in disarray of orgasmic wisdom.

Control was my only benefactor,

I am poverty stricken now, alone in the hands of a predator.

He devours my essence in swift inhalations;

For pleasure, immortality, and procreation.

‘Tis the summer season of heat induced emotion.

It gives meaning to reason, and reason trails by.

Animalistic, I rise from the brutish species.

Love is the cicerone to transcending.

Socrates much obliged.

All equal; genes relocating in loci of polyamorous DNA.

Higher into the universe ascension.

Eudaimonia arrived.

I am not a slave of compulsive obsession;

Objects achromatize and disappear.

The red queen race; finds me here in space.

 

 

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