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The Cutting Edge


The cutting edge,

Serrated, jagged, ragged,

Notched and pocked,

Can’t hurt as deep as

Tongues like swords

That pierce with words,

That lash like a *nine-tailed cat,

Wound right to the bone,

Gouge out the heart

And tear you apart.


©Denise G Allen, 24 March 2013 11:06


* Cat o’ nine tails – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia’_nine_tails
The cat o’ nine tails, commonly shortened to the cat, is a type of multi-tailed whip that originated as an implement for severe physical punishment…





she licks her icecream cone

drip, drip, it runs down her hand

to her wrist

he watches from some way off

lick, lick, tilting her arm

so her tongue can reach

the running dribble of sweetness

the icecream drops down

towards the ground

then he swoops, hand at the ready

catches his prize

and scoops the ball

into his wide open mouth


©DGA 22 August 2011 11:43