Carissa McBride

Rookie (8/30/1992 / Toledo Ohio)

Wounds - Poem by Carissa McBride

I have so many wounds
big ones
small ones
and all different sorts
cuts, scratches, bruises, bleeding
but the biggest wound i have
is inside.
it's the deepest
longest one i have.
you were so gracious to give it to me
you shattered every ounce of me
i thought i was going to die
but then i just pulled the knife from my heart
and put a band-aid on it
i will go on.

written by bleeding mascara

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 15, 2011

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