Her heart screams in pain
It’s cries go unheard
Buried deep within
Several layers of skin

Muffled with stuffing
Sealed firmly in place
Cries become dull echoes
Faint tingles in her toes

Having the last say
Her pain worms it’s way
As thinly disguised
Swirling rage in her eyes

©Vivian Zems

MLMM Photo Challenge #191

Image by Brooke Shaden

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