Baring Scars. ~ Neala Bhagwansingh {Poem}

Via Neala Bhagwansingh
on Sep 30, 2014
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trees

Smoking cigarettes
like my favourite songs
Tears and ink
stain words to paper

Playlists
become swords
stabbing and slicing
at a fragile heart

while my mind
carves you
out of my heart
and onto a tree trunk

 

 

 


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About Neala Bhagwansingh

Neala Bhagwansingh writes to understand the nature of light and shadow in her surroundings, herself and in others. Scribbling her stories from the tiny island of Trinidad in the Caribbean, her poetry, fiction and articles reflect what she loves about life in all its beautiful complexities. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Elephant Journal, Be You Media, Upful Journal, The New Local, The Boca, and Hive. Connect with her on twitter: @NealaLuna

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