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Scrittura’s “Be Vulnerable” Saturday Poetry Prompt

Shadow self crawls out
through the zipper in my skull
baring metallic teeth
that glint in full moonlight
scratching and feral in the darkness
tail a whip that sweeps
every regret out from under the bed
eyes of fire burn through
my feeble attempts at sleep
pernicious claws groping
in grey matter planting
worrisome buds that will…



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