My Tourniquet

Reads: 62  | Likes: 1  | Shelves: 0  | Comments: 1

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Reddit
  • Pinterest
  • Invite

Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Cover: Hullabaloo22.

My Tourniquet

I’m unraveled.

Self-control slipping,

sanity dripping;

I need to feel;

all too numb,

to this blade I’ll succumb.

Pain.

Better than nothing.

Blood seeps through fingers,

strap my arm tight,

tourniquet to end my plight.

With needle and thread

I begin to sew,

leaving scars that show.


Submitted: April 22, 2021

© Copyright 2021 hullabaloo22. All rights reserved.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Reddit
  • Pinterest
  • Invite

Add Your Comments:

Comments

Mike S.

Sad-but-excellent, Hull

Thu, April 22nd, 2021 7:35pm

Author
Reply

Thanks so much for giving it a read, Mike.

Sat, April 24th, 2021 7:49am

Facebook Comments

Boosted Content from Other Authors

Short Story / Action and Adventure

Book / Action and Adventure

Short Story / Romance

Short Story / Non-Fiction