Outside

Originally posted on RED GLADIOLA:
A child with a gloomy disposition Said to me with some contrition, “I find the sunlight much too bright, It tells me problems can be simply set right. Though I’ve prayed for a many a day, Not one deity, have I swayed.” When company came, she hid in dark places…

RIPPED JEANS

Ripped jeans expose The skin underneath Scars like jagged lace Flaunting emotion For sealed lips That won’t speak   ♠ I love that Lizzi at Considerings added to this: Arms, stronger now, like the heart and soul In the summer turn golden brown Apart from those filligree places; Those white, stark memories Laced through my…