I wish I could get rid of the soft, sluggish entity that
inhabits my body
Infecting my blood streams with its
My legs feel numb
My shell is hard but the mucus
taking over my body has complete control
I was once confident but now I know
I can’t do this. I never could
I am a useless piece of goop
Hoping no one sees through it
Because everyone is better than me
And I am alone in this the
Ooze is omnipotent.
My name means invincible but this substance is
Nikita Chanda is a senior at Singapore American School. She enjoys science, reading, and creative writing, and has found herself in poetry after using writing as an outlet for her creative expression. Looking ahead, Nikita aims to merge her passion for science and creative writing, aspiring to bridge the gap between the two worlds through her unique voice and perspective.