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Kid

Spiky hair, brittle waves, porcupine, hedgehog, spiny Anteater, echidna. A kid growing up prickly. The long tongues of children gibe him sharp. Tumbleweed in the schoolyard. Can’t tread him down. Hurts are on the surface like frozen alphabet spaghetti. Thorns and barbs, jagged Jeers, quills quietly quivering the quarry - face tucked into his heart.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 11/2/2019 5:42:00 AM
Beautiful !
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Eric Ashford
Date: 11/2/2019 5:46:00 AM
Thank you Akham.
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Eric Ashford
Date: 11/2/2019 5:46:00 AM
Thank you Akham.