We scratch at the scabs
Remove the healing
Bare the wound again
We infect each other
With resentment and pity
In silence we fester
From deep inside
We examine the scars
Autopsy years together
Swimming in toxic pustules
Of the quiet hurt
Never discussed

Debbie Gravett © 2018.05.18

Daily Prompt: Infect
Image by Pixabay/dimitrisvetsikas1969

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