Photograph: Sharron R. McMillan

Photograph: Sharron R. McMillan

How far back
would we need to look
to figure out
what caused this crook.

Were you bending,
reaching for the light
or curling away from some
horrible plight.

Yearning for safety
or enjoying the sight,
what caused this twist
that was never made right.

This wound, this mark
this gouge so deep,
what are the secrets
that you keep.

Would it help, I wonder
if you knew
the cause, the reasons
that grew you.

©2014 Sharron R. McMillan

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2 Responses to Twisted

  1. hernibs says:

    Ha, yeah, me too. 😉 Doesn’t help to know, though, does it?


  2. lovealways7 says:

    I know what caused my twisted past….😜

    Sent from IPad




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