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Tender, bruised and scarred.

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Tender, bruised and scarred.

Grief that constricts my heart,
Cages its screaming walls,
Grinding its bars roughly into its flesh…
Where they meet, blood oozes, 
Life does what it chooses,
Heart shies away from the pain of its mesh.


[unsure as to whether to continue]

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  1. Date: 9/1/2009 9:09:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry with us today Emma. Wishing you the best always in your writing endeavors. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/1/2009 5:36:00 AM
    Interesting allergory. Very descriptive. Sara