Lacerations, pain foreboding
Consumes this body
Witnessing the degrading agonies
Of a fragment, clutching –
To a life which needs to be breathed.
Wounds which scar, dried blood that
Heals, reaches for the insight.
Victory which is near encouraged by
Instinct – grapples with -
Fear fermented by shame.
Willed to live longing for experience
Spirit, disjointed by sufferance
Hangs on -
To deepen understanding,
The Souls profound intent…