John Kipling Lewis

Rookie (3/12/1968 / Manhattan, KS)

bleed it all away


The reflection in the
broken bathroom mirror
closes the gap between my
self image and my blood.

Half tranced by my own rage,
directed at all that I am, uncovered.
I wish to bleed it all away...

Submitted: Friday, June 08, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, March 09, 2011

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