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Tendril Mercies

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“Roots” by Frida Kahlo

I was alone
abandoned
rejected
My world was
cracked
barren
I cried salty tears
of despair
praying for
absolution
redemption
And they watered
the hope which
was buried
almost dead
Slowly tendrils
of mercy
embraced me
and love returned

Poetic Asides PAD Day 6 – Ekphrastic