salt the wound

pain

a late night confession:
just salt dusting the wound again

may the sizzle be a lesson,
let it seal every pore

the new layer will be thicker
my diversions, quicker

to best honour the persistence
of this residual sting

© Anthony Gorman 2016

image: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/pain-hope-mastroianni.html

 

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