Insistent scalpels—trace scars

red bleeding heart of jesus

Six-year-old boy—they
Sliced open your chest—to mend
Your young beating heart
Decades later hand and tongue—
Insistent scalpels—trace scars

AGG20130926
(for Frenchman Chris)

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