you called me

roses

you called me
your pretty little slut
a switchblade
clutched in your fist
instead of roses

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Inspired by

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eating melon
bites given on the point
of his knife

– Jane Reichhold

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Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

Jane urged me to “speak my truth”.  This is my truth. Sometimes it’s ugly.
No disrespect is meant to Jane; she knew of this situation.
And still … still … the inner censor agonized over this one.

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