scarlet ribbons

January 23, 2012
By Anonymous

Scarlet ribbons
Encircle her wrist
If she left this earth
would she even be missed?
She never wanted it
to go this far
never wanted
To exceed one scar
But one turns to two
And two turns to fifty
each gash straight and smooth
Each slash slicing swiftly
But something so clean
Can feel so dirty
The scars go away
But they never stop hurting

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on Feb. 1 2012 at 4:23 pm
PoetryAngel14 PLATINUM, Ithaca, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Dare to be imperfect and one day there will tug at your sleeve a soulmate." ~Robert Brault
"Life is like riding a bicycle - in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving." ~Albert Einstein

Excellent work! I love how detailed it is and how much imagery you used. Great topic, too.


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