Keeping Scores

Keeping Scores

A Poem by Kirstywood

we’re all just here

taring chunks out of each other 

to see who’ll bleed the most 

when all we really want 

is to be stitched back up

and held 

and sleep under the stars 

and laugh 

while we trace each others scars 

but few will admit it in fear of looking 


© 2016 Kirstywood

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i see two i have experienced this...both are scarred...both are scared, both want not to admit the past is still close behind...but each can sense that in the other...and somehow, they try to stitch each other up...while at the same time, trying not to bleed too much.

well done.

Posted 2 Years Ago

The untamed ego will be the end of many of us, and we don't even realize it. In my opinion, the major thing shielding the world from true peace and calm. This was a very fine, straightforward, and honest write that could sober most of us.

Great job, Kirsty. :)

Posted 2 Years Ago

Pride is that thing that goes before a fall isn't it? There are times when I see this in others just through observation. I don't even have to know them.

Nice writing Kirsty. :)

Posted 2 Years Ago


2 Years Ago

Thank you Relic. Appreciated :)

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Added on August 30, 2016
Last Updated on August 30, 2016



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