Condemned to a

Fate worse than death.
It's worth enough to turn the phrase over-
Moving it around in my mouth with my tongue
Sharp and slimy

What a sentence.

Condemned to what?

I've made my peace with pain,
Accepted disappointment.

Is it torture promised for the damned?
Hot pokers jabbed in eyes,
Scoops of flesh being taken out in large swaths?

A fate worse than death.
It promises.

It is being forgotten.

To be the thought skipped.
The one not important to give even a moment for.

To be not even a

condemned to a