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Poetry

Scars

They’re angry and red at the start After the stitches have been removed That’s when they start to form But Still feel raw and brittle, vulnerable Like the tiniest knock Is going to open them again. So you protect them Look after them Put the magic vitamin whatever it is …

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Tingle

A single Inocuous Stroke down the arm Just in passing That happens all the time But this time It caused a tingle A feeling A reaction I’d almost forgotten Usually tactile defensive I don’t like uninvited touch It doesn’t affect me badly (well not usually, unless it’s someone that makes …

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Tender affection

Brushing the hair Out of your eyes A gentle stroke, On the shoulder Forehead Thigh Anywhere really… Letting someone cry Holding and being held The looks that say You’re ok It doesn’t matter You mean something. To me. Not being judged Just being loved And cared about Soothes Tired, and …

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Moving

Back into my own space My own body Some things don’t fit anymore And that is good Like trying on new clothes You know, if it works or not. And some parts I slip back into Perfectly So comfortably Perhaps, Fitting better than they ever have before Like the old …

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Rain

Rain dappling my window. The yellow streetlight making it look like gold dust. The smell Speaks of rebirth And growth And then It stops, so quickly Too suddenly. I need it And want it To help repair What has become cracked dry, and jaded. – Judi Reed, 2015

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Sifting

Sifting Constantly sifting. As I work, winds blow and the particles keep moving And I don’t know Anymore What I’ve already explored As my surroundings keep changing Micro inspecting Is exhausting enough But that fine silt Which keeps moving Depending on the wind current Feels impossible to keep up with …

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