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The Shattered Heart

The Shattered Heart

layer upon layer
i am stripped

you know when
it happened
i heard you say,

“this is gonna hurt.”

what hurt more
was your walking

hurt revived
and relived
day after

scabbed over scabs
clawed at
no longer
chip away

take away
this heart of stone
lay it in
the path of the foam
and though it is not
call it home



About rwoz2

Poet, historian, writer for stage and screen. Responder to Jesus (Romans 5:8)

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