I’ve dislocated every joint

my blood does not flow freely

through kinked and ruptured veins


I’m so sorry to disappoint

it hasn’t proven easy

nor is it without pains


to grate away

necrotic flesh

to save what’s left

and start afresh

~Melanie Thomason



Filed under Poetry

4 responses to “grating

  1. To start afresh…happy 2017. I look forward to reading your poetry. Excellent poem.

  2. Rene Plummer

    Beautiful writings… I and the kids miss you would love to connect, please call me as the number still the same… Tell Brian we said hello

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