buying time



Cold silver steel to skin,
razor’s keen edge pressing in.
A moment’s subtle hesitation
as flesh parts in soft submission.
Hot/cold pain flashes and dulls.
I watch in detached fascination,
scarlet blood wells, red and alive.
Pain flows with it to the floor.
I sigh in sweet, clean satisfaction.
another cut, lightly traced,
another day my fears to face

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “buying time

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s