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Your imagery was very dark and a little gruesome, but I loved it all the same. I think your figurative language really managed to capture the narrator's angst and bitterness through a lyrical yet horrific lense. Some of my favorite lines were: "...it's just the shadows / that writhe and tangle like collapsed veins" and "do you see the skull beneath my skin, the painted layers on my cheekbones?"
I'll admit that I was a little lost while reading this piece, but it wasn't necessarily a negative thing (if that makes any sense). Even with the storyline being so nebulous, I was still able to appreciate your imagery and writing style. I'm not familiar with Plato's philosophy at all, so maybe that's why I was confused. I'd love it if you could enlighten me about what inspired you to write this piece (or at least explain the meaning behind your unique title). Also, I think you should expand on the second-to-last stanza a bit more. To me, it did not feel as fleshed out as the others, and I found the jump in the middle of it a little disorienting.
Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed reading your piece! It was definitely a lot grimmer than the poetry I usually read. Nonetheless, I loved your figurative language and the way your writing style follows the narrator's thoughts. I also really liked how you made the made middle stanza read more like a prose poem. Whether it was intentional or not, it really heightened the madness and intensity of the climax.