(#19) On redness.

Prompt: write a landay.

Additionally, it is worthy/cheekily fun to mention that I have received my first true accolade, from none other than NaPoWriMo themselves. I knew those evenings of emotional exploration would pay off- “the multi-scene poem for Day 18’s “urgent journey/message” prompt really conveys, at once, a sense of rush and specific moments in time.” Thank you, writers. Thank god, brain.

Lax limbs, but always a knuckled clench,
spasm unconsciously across my jawbone. Breathe, just breathe.

Breathe for me. Big air gulps belly-down,
A hand over my mouth while I am on top of her.

I am tripping, rolling down the hill.
Bruises radiate underneath a delayed sunburn.

-C.

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