2010s · Poetry

Shed My Skin

While I am now
shedding my skin,let me also
shed my bones.While I wring out
my flooded heart,let me now
wring out my soul.While I cleanse
my soiled face,let me wipe clean
my red-stained eyes.And as I close
this door behind,let me now burn
every last old house down.

First published in Long Beach Underground.


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