in the way a pumpkin rots

in the way a pumpkin rots
from the inside out
pulp soft and weak
thick orange walls caving
in upon itself

such is my girl putting on her makeup slowly just inches from a mirror seeing only
more spots to cover

such is my girl
put out on a curb
thick skin unaware

8 Comments

  1. Brian Miller says:

    oh dang…hard turn from the pumpkin to the girl…to the curb….ugh, hard life…har hard life…hurts a bit…

  2. Brian Miller says:

    oh dang…hard turn from the pumpkin to the girl…to the curb….ugh, hard life…har hard life…hurts a bit…

  3. Jody Costa says:

    such is life. we are our own worst enemy sometimes…

  4. Jody Costa says:

    such is life. we are our own worst enemy sometimes…

  5. It can be so painful when we see ourselves in negative ways–and when he see those love doing that–painful write

  6. It can be so painful when we see ourselves in negative ways–and when he see those love doing that–painful write

  7. Jody Costa says:

    thank you for reading Audrey~

  8. Jody Costa says:

    thank you for reading Audrey~

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