Friday, October 20, 2006

Flag waving

I carry your scars

decorating

my heart and my skin
and anyone who has ever been
like me

can see it clearly
see it from miles away

It is like a flag I wave
and it screams of ache and rage and sin

and shows the world
just what I am
just what I am

4 comments:

Susan Abraham said...

Wonderful mix of imagery & emotion here, Sara that truly defines this poem.

love

jason evans said...

Very powerful. The energy flies off the page.

writerwoman said...

Hi Jason Evans,

thanks for stopping by. I am glad you took the time to leave a comment. It is lovely to know you enjoyed my poem.

writerwoman said...

Susan,

you are so sweet for always remembering me and my work in your busy day.

Your friend,

Sara