Skin deep cares

Skin deep cares,

of a biting world.

Scratching.

Clawing.

Words laced with the poison of deadly self doubt.

Pushing me down,

to lift you up.

It is never enough.

The wounds deep,

slowly staining all they touch.

These skin deep cares,

fill our lives with dust.


Photo by Aliyah Jamous on Unsplash

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