Curled

Walking all curled up
Posture of a hunchback
Innate action of protection
Covered central core
Dripping flesh
Of previous wounds
Raw abscess
Of inflicted infection
From opening up
Cautious lifting
Of tear-filled eyes
Flicker of hope spotted
Maybe…
Perhaps…
Not everyone brings pain

Debbie Gravett © 2020.08.31

FOWC: Covered
RDP: Posture
Image by G4889166 from Pixabay

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