grating

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I’ve dislocated every joint

my blood does not flow freely

through kinked and ruptured veins

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I’m so sorry to disappoint

it hasn’t proven easy

nor is it without pains

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to grate away

necrotic flesh

to save what’s left

and start afresh

~Melanie Thomason

 

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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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