Scrittura
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Scrittura

Skin Writing: Prose Poem

Prompt response: how have words written you?

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NOT written — hammered, hammer and needle the pulsing pounding with ink on the tips, drilled down into me — past veins, capillaries, past the sensation of burning, of the dread of having so many holes poked into me — past the blood that was wiped down my chest and came up black and red, darkening the cloth and keeping the stencil pristine —as the…

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