“Numb”

Oh
wow.

I have never
seen
something so striking.

Shining in silver,
with a black handle
to its liking.


Laughter guts
my chest
at the trick.

Everyone watching
must think
I’m sick.

To be smiling
so, so
brightly

at the blade
in my skin,
ghastly and unsightly.

Oh
well.

Photo by Oladimeji Odunsi on Unsplash

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