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a stitch in time, too late
by anne cunningham

Tuesday, October 22, 2002

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a walking scab,
upon further exploration,
reveals harsh scar tissue,
below that, red-raw wound.

no real healing.

debrided to the bone,
no viable tissue left,
nothing to stitch,
everything disrupted,

extreme friability.

failed reapproximations,
sutures tied for naught,
nothing left to have,
zero remaining to hold.

already gone.


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Reviewed by Mark Mahoney 10/28/2002
Very expressive and so well done, great write, take care...Mark...
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 10/27/2002
Utterly painful, with nodding of head as to the ache of these moments, felt by us all at one time or another...

Erin
:)
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 10/22/2002
damn............nice!!!!
Reviewed by jude forese 10/22/2002
very deep piece...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/22/2002
"debrided to the bone". OW!!!! (PAIN LINES) DEEP stuff here; that's about as deep as you can possibly get!! great write!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/22/2002
wonderful imagery, and so true..."debrided to the bone." OW. *that's* deep...well written piece, dear! (((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 10/22/2002
Sometimes it comes to this. But you don't peg everything on one experience. Do you?
Bill ... P.S. Nice to see you again.
Reviewed by Poetress X 10/22/2002
Anne, you are a gifted poet. Nice to see you posting. : )
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