Poetry

Jagged

Written by Jacob Ibrag

These wounds won’t heal. Cuts from years

past holding onto my present. ‘Maybe you want them

to stay fresh. A constant denominator to remind you of what

happened.’ These wounds look the same. The shape of a familiar

face, a carving made recently. ‘Nocturnal tendencies. Waking in

similar skin. The aware and jagged edges of an unconscious.’


Photo by gbarkz


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10 comments on “Jagged

  1. Beautiful piece! ” ‘Maybe you want them to stay fresh.” Well, it still hurts.

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  4. At one time in your life, you will realize, that holding on to the pains and sufferings of your past is what’s preventing you from moving on with your life, and, it will take, even longer yet, for you, to let go of whatever’s holding you back…

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