Marshall Gass


Tingling


The splinter pain
it just sat there, tingling

as if, unconcerned
small and below deck

like fibreglass invisible
I could not do a thing

until I removed the sensation
of a sting from its new home

stray words stick deeper
to the bone. I struggled for a week

a walk in the woods solved
the sensation the tingling
replaced by tingling.

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Submitted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Topic of this poem: metaphor


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  • Gold Star - 11,679 Points Mandolyn ... (7/29/2014 5:16:00 PM)

    i would put a comma after 'sensation' in the second to last line
    i really like 'stray words stick deeper to the bone (Report) Reply

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