the profanity I utter
rising from sitting
joints crack open
like lobster claws
and muscle fibers
tear with a rip
we do not wash
mouths out with soap
in this house
words of power
© 2018 Christine Elizabeth Ray – All Rights Reserved
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Words of power, indeed
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I love this piece. And I also dig the glitter mouth! ❤
Awesome…pure substance and grit.
Thank you Megha. Some days the right words just flow out.
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Yes the essence of writing.