Evelyn Casey


Hidden bruises


Hidden bruises

And as you slept the chug chug of the train
ran through your dreams
I loved the uncertainty in your closed eyes,
the trap doors to all those tears that you have never shed,
and the loneliness in your quiet breath.

Your white skin, now full of hidden bruises,
and scars of your long gone past
that will never really be long gone,
start to heal, knowing that I am here
to keep you safe.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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