This is a brilliant metaphor Tony, and although the meaning behind it is sad, your expression of it is wonderful and I like how you've asked and answered your own question in the final stanza. Fab stuff! :-) x
Thanks Ben... and yes, they do. I had a play on words with the title. Surfeited can either mean an over abundance, or a sickness from an overabundance... which is the state I'm currently finding myself.