Tagged: scars

perhaps the first breath

perhaps the first breath
taken after a hostage
situation is

more, even more expansive,
like scarred lungs learning to adapt
.
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around the corners

around the corners
of comfort, scabs and scars – that’s
how it’s always been
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: scabs

the heart, troubled, can

the heart, troubled, can
fool itself and companion
organs to help speed
its demise. it’s a lose-
lose situation, stretching to
compensate, stretching
to compensate –
in the end, our
bodies are altogether
witness, criminal, and
location of a drowning
.
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