Treasure Island

L C Vieira

(Lisbon, Portugal)

Cutting Bones


I understand the 'cutters',
the troubled youth
their confused cries
deeper than flesh -
I walk into the coldest wind
no hesitation
face forward
icy blades cutting through
my skin to bones
slicing harder
than any dagger
you could have thrown


(2012)

Submitted: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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