Strawberry Gashes ... 1?Black nails against white hands clutch your toesStrawberry Gashes ... 1?10 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Head bent over your thin body, shivering
Hair like dark blood against eyes ringed in black
Your feet are swallowed by leather boots that crawl to your knees
Watch me fault her...
You sit with your back to the sun,
Insulting it with your arched spine
Hair like dried blood against eyes cast downwards
Your voice is muffled against your knees and is lost in the wind
You're living like a disaster...
You try not to dwell in the past, but
He's shoved in your face every day
Hair like fresh blood against eyes that hide sorrow
Your hands tap gently against the table as we watch the sky and freeze
She said "Kill me faster...."
We laugh about something that's not all that funny,
Studiously ignoring him and his laughing friends
Hair like burnt blood against eyes that try not to see
Your pale arms marred by jagged scars that scream at me
With strawberry gashes all over
Pale white skin with strawberry gashes all over, all