General Poetry posted August 8, 2015


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free verse

Exposed

by TAB_that's me

Free Verse Poetry Contest Contest Winner 
I'm laid out
for all to see,
naked, vulnerable,
exposed.
I'd hoped
for nurturing
feeding, suckling
at the breast,
a bottle at best.

Instead, you pluck
at my skin, my limbs,
gashing muscle,
tendons to shreds,
exposing bones
lacerating extremities
one by one.

Words, written
bit by bit,
pieces
created
into a whole.

Now, riding ocean's waves
fragmented pieces
tossed onto the shore,
like sea glass shards,
waiting
to once again
be created,
shaped and molded
into
a beautiful poem.


Free Verse Poetry Contest
Contest Winner

Recognized


No artwork - what would I use anyway? I hope you all 'get' it without the art.

Go ahead pick it apart - pluck it, rip it, shred it apart:)
Pays one point and 2 member cents.


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