Wounded Body

Aches and pains
Ravage my body
Fluids weep through bandages
Gashes upon flesh
Rented from limbs
Bashed upon concrete
Now the body repairs
Fends off cold
A shivering mess
Scabs crack and ache
When joints flex
Adhesive pulled on living tissue
Making movements tight
In time the body will forget
But for now
Must go slow

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