Invisiphilia: Part Four – Camp

This is the fourth installment of my poem in several parts, “Invisiphilia: An Epic.” For an introduction to the piece, please read Part One.

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Invisiphilia: An Epic

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I wonder what the other kids

are doing on their break—

Learning to count calories, shun

pasta, meat, and cake?

Learning how to deal with hunger

(biting sharp like knives)?

Running laps until they vomit—

—running for their lives?

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4 comments on “Invisiphilia: Part Four – Camp

  1. The epic itself is well done, but I just adore the last four lines. Running for their lives? I only wish I thought of that.

  2. Wow, great work. Poetry is my love!

    • bigliberty says:

      Thanks, Ashley, I appreciate it. I wouldn’t ever call myself a poet, but I do love poetry. To me, Gerard Manley Hopkins’ “The Windhover” is as close to literary music as one gets.

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