I Searched Your Eyes for Compassion

As legalities and personal agendas tear women’s souls from them, where can answers be found?

black and white photo of woman with huge tears
Photo by Gabriel Matula on Unsplash

Your palm appears open
lined and calling
dressed in soft, milk-skin
it knows no hardship
it knows no blisters of sweat
no gnarl of pain
yet it stops me cold.

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Kevin Farran

Kevin Farran

Kamakura based writer, lover of Great Danes, vintage cars, good red wine, bonsai and the Bard