by Johnica J. Garrett

watching me give my innerself
while I expose my soul to you
There it is-
spilling on the table
staining the wood,
adding to its imperfections
and you remain still-
not willing to clean up the mess,
or even pass me a towel
so I can do it myself.

Spilled by Johnica J. Garrett

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