it starts with a bad habit.
you keep telling yourself, shrugging it away with brazen confidence, that this too will pass.
over time the bad habit manifests into an addiction.
you try to quit.
successful for a day.
the addiction works its way into getting it’s fix at the slightest provocation.
realize it’s an addiction with a life of it own.
addiction twists your life to guarantee it’s continuance.
all the while you are blissfully unaware of this organism that’s planted itself waiting to spring a surprise.
hollow promises and false hope.