A Potent Venom
The poison was spreading quickly. With each passing minute, the world seemed to be getting colder. The glances of everyone around felt piteous. He looked into their eyes helplessly.
Up until the moment, he had had belief that he could get somewhere. The faltering start hadn’t demoralized him at all, but his father’s words now felt like a potent venom, consuming him from within.
“You’re worthless, wasting your life away.”
(© Vinay Leo R. @ I Rhyme Without Reason,
25th April, 2018)