Treasure Island

Walter C. Edwards


Jaded Nails


Jaded nails I walk upon,
plunge deep and scared my flesh,
porcupines quills stab me still,
glass shards I pickup slow,
as the blood over flows,
scared little one I still know,
hiding away afraid to death,
to burden someone with a wound,
to his flesh.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 09, 2013

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