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(05/23/1961 / Rio de Janeiro)

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Bruise(r)

A slam of door
Bang!
and one bruise was formed

it is round, not totaly
purple with some color of blood
just on center
a contusion, say the experts

I can't say nothing
They always know more than me

But i suffer and i see
the hemorrhagic tissue
and it is bigger and bigger
as much the time pass

Ironic

time pass by for heal
so time is friend of my bruise
enemy of my reaction

i squeeze the soft purple flesh

more dead than alive

and is like it said to me
I am giving the pain,
I am more alive than you

Interesting

I cant do nothing

the time, the bruise, the blood

and....
They always know more than me

Submitted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013


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  • Heather Wilkins (8/2/2013 5:11:00 PM)

    a good write enjoyed the read

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  • Nader Baheri (5/19/2013 12:07:00 PM)

    the poem itself has its own revelation.time...!
    time is the only healer of our pains, passions, even time wont wait for our bruise
    wonderful and fabulous ~nb

  • Unwritten Soul (5/18/2013 11:15:00 PM)

    Wherever you get bruises...whenever it get bruised, it will be healed again..but your heart even more, stronger than ever...and no more same bruises will get any chance! _Soul

  • Kanav Justa (5/18/2013 10:48:00 AM)

    hahaha, , kudos, , , , nice write, , ,

  • Poetheart Morgan (5/17/2013 4:29:00 PM)

    Dear Altair, in english you have bruise and bruiseR that means one who knocks or hurts (is the theme of the poem) . So, i think is about the door thumping on the poet, that triggered all.
    When i said they always know more than me is like say: they always win, with their violence.

  • Sayeed Abubakar (5/17/2013 10:58:00 AM)

    time pass by for heal
    so time is friend of my bruise
    enemy of my reaction- - - -
    OMG! So marvelous a poem! Your Bruise has made me fall in love with you and your poem again. Excellent thought. I loke it.

  • Poetheart Morgan (5/17/2013 10:22:00 AM)

    Dear Thomas, its about violence but is not phisical only. Perhaps an association between the body and the mind. Thanks Poet and kisses.

  • Thomas A Robinson (5/16/2013 11:30:00 PM)

    THINGS TO CONSIDER HERE!
    1. violence
    2. bruise (results of violence)
    3. pain
    4. time
    5. healing
    6.repetition of the pain
    7. reaction of they to the violence

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