365 Days of Poetry: Day Two-Hundred and Twenty-Six

she was broken.
scattered like shards of glass.
across a city playground.

there was no time to heal.
circumstance and faded people ground.
the shards into bits, disintegration.

this is where the thrown baubles go.
no longer needed, a dumpster.
not enough for their kind.

the dust went into everything.
unwanted, a small prickle under skin.
festering to infected wounds.

she is broken.
embedded now, no longer herself.
too many parts given.


About June Faramore

Writer of fantasy, mainstream, and young adult fiction. Poet and sketcher. Mother. I read a lot and love cheese. Guitar playing singer-songwriter. I also enjoy stepping on the cracks in the sidewalk. View all posts by June Faramore

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