Damage

By Burning Rose

their immutable voices
still echo in the catacombs
of a reminiscent mind
       
acidic words bestowed
breaking down layers of skin
leaving bone exposed

i wander the day as night
in shades of pewter and ebony
immortally scorned

like leafless branches
pilfered by winters bitter touch
i couldn’t harbour their love

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