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by Skyfire   Sep 19, 2020


What happens to pain
that never dissolves?
Does it float around
in tendons and nerves
like unused soap?
Bubbling, sticking,
gumming up pipes and
pathways
tricking you into thinking
it will simply melt.

If you swallow
and scrub hard enough
does the mass come away?

Or is it like a chemical
that burns
through veins and dreams
and nightmares,
forcing you to vomit
until you collapse
from overload?

Tell me,
what happens to your pain
if the clean slate never comes?

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  • 1 month ago

    by Walter

    I really enjoy your style in writing which is visualized as much as it's felt. Beautifully written.

    • 1 month ago

      by Skyfire

      Thanks very much Walter. All the best to you.

  • 1 month ago

    by Kasie

    This was a sad but lovely write. I enjoyed the visuals you used.

    • 1 month ago

      by Skyfire

      Thank you, Kasie!

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