Posts tagged ‘bruised’

June 12, 2017

Shielding Innocence

by pranabaxom

All those who have travelled this path before
A secret written in invisible ink taken to the grave
Testimony to heart pure as snow, a blank slate
Most dangerous place, vulnerable to temptation
Those who are bitten once, on their guard
Silence seal their lips, guardian angels they are not

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November 14, 2014

Beaten Up

by graypoet

Feeling bruised and battered
Crushed by feelings of guilt
Why is it impossible to stay
Behind the wall that’s built.

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August 19, 2013

the hurry and the harm

by suicidallyanonymous

Dipping your fingers into her chest
like knives piercing the skin
of scalded milk,
a desperate drum
thump-cracks its way

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June 16, 2012

This Darkness

by Devina


What’s this darkness I feel inside?

It tries its damnedest to overwhelm me

I feel my bruised resolve slipping

Like ketchup sliding out of a bottle

Reluctantly first, then easily gave way.

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