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A Broken Poem That Worries Over a Potentially Broken Body

It’s been a


Since I’ve felt






Is the proper word to describe this feeling


Maybe not?

I don’t know.

All I know

Is that my bones won’t settle,

My skin won’t feel,

And my brain won’t rest.

Why does my skin itch?

Why can’t I feel the nails clawing at my skin?

Where do the lines of rashes come from?

Why am I



I feel like I own skin as thick as a rhinos

Because I can’t comprehend the thinness of my humanness.

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