“Tattoo”

Sweat
drips away
in the air
for it to dry.

Tears
fall down
in transluscent paths
when you cry.

Blood
pours out forever
but is only noticed
as you die.

But you
are a tattoo,
stark and obvious,
in permanent ink
stained on my soul
till my very last sigh.

Photo by James Douglas on Unsplash

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