Scarlet Ribbons

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:57 -- EliJay

Acting out emotions may delve into extremities

Throwing knifes of truth

And bullets shredding thin






Against the walls inside your mind

Against the walls inside the room

Against the walls keeping confined

Scarlet laced regret

Of words that didn’t mean a thing

Of actions not thought through


But is it really true

That acting without thinking

Is the truest form of you


So the ribbons spread out on the floor

On the walls

On the silent lips

Of invoked wrath

Aren’t the actions you’d regret


But rather

The things better left unsaid


This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world


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