Tag Archives: welt

Hurt

It wasn’t the first time but she couldn’t say it hurt less now. Those spaces in time when red took over and colored itself in welts on her son’s tender skin. His whimpers hurt her. Every single time. Wrote this … Continue reading

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utilitarian beauty

plastic bags digging in- to her palms, leaving red welts where they had hung all the way from town to home, her hair a bit sticky, strands rebelling against her chignon, conniving with sweat tracing an easy line down the curve … Continue reading

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