poetry

Mea Culpa.

abstract background black and white board

Knee deep
in a black pool
you dredge up
a string of pearls
for my neck
and a clutch of shells
for my silence
after we danced around
the violence in my heart
and the cruelty of you hands.

© Nancy Botta, 2018

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