Kelly Wood

January 24, 1990 - Australia

Pearls

Dawn knifes through night
an oyster shucked revealing my
soft body bare I am
swollen and grainy
Salt on my face l
secrete this away in
luminous aragonite
The tide comes and goes
Leaving grit in my teeth
Wisdom is viewing our
scars in aggregate
like stars that die before
we see them like pearls
on a string
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