The Strike

January 7, 2011
By Phina ELITE, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Phina ELITE, Fort Wayne, Indiana
103 articles 18 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some of the best and most beautiful things cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart." Helen Keller


Blue gems glittering.
Flashing in florescent light.
Filtering through injustice.
Tiny fingers with cracking bones
Swinging forth slowly through time.
Torn fingernails and silvery scars
Webbing their way through the world.
Life lines and health lines
Slicing through the palms.
The indents, the creases,
The mountains and the ridges,
And all I can think
Is to fear the strike that's to come.


The author's comments:
This piece is one about my mother. It was during a time a few years ago, when we went through a rough patch. She couldn't control her anger very well and I pointed it out, so she hit me.

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