haunted

matheus-ferrero-213635-unsplash.jpg

often

growing up

after a fall

i was told

to let the wounds

be.

that the best

way for their

healing

was their solitude.

that scars could come

but most would

go.

and i would be better.

 

it is a weird thing.

for i am all grown now.

and i

try

and try

and try

let the wounds be.

and it just doesn’t seem to work anymore

 

© Hudson Biko

Photograph by Matheus Ferrero

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