Poem by Pasithea Chan : Bruise of Ruse (inspired by Beth Hart)

Bruise of Ruse

I handed him the shears
to cut my heart in fears.

With an “I” that disappeared
to live within ribs that never opened
I bid “love” to a soul maddened
with control out of a sudden.
He became the “you”that destroyed
everything I ever dreamed.

He gave me a bruise
hidden from all eyes
beneath clothes and tears.
If scanners could scan souls
mine would be a bunch of holes
you’d only see on a sieve.

He planted years
of lies like spears
protecting a lifetime of ruse
knowing I’d fight and refuse
to let go cause I hate to lose.

Till this day I feel that bruise
blacken from a past of abuse.
It’s hard to find sacrifice a misuse
of care; and love just a ruse
to give one a bruise and blues.

Inspired by Beth Hart's Baddest Blues , link on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDdVhbaPog0

Bio: Pasithea is an impressionist poet who dabbles in art and poetry. She enjoys writing about life and her experiences from different perspectives. She believes in art in poetry as in exploring art to emphasize its role in juicing creativity out of a quill. She enjoys writing poetry in symbolism laced with philosophy and psychology.  Combined with varied styles and topics, her motto will always be: poetry is a passionate expression kindled by an impression unlimited by public conviction.   To catch more of her work follow her on Instagram @pasitheachan or twitter @pasitheachan and on Ello @ello.co/pasitheaanimalibera where you can find more of her historical fiction and mythological or cultural short stories.

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David writes poetry, short stories, and writings that'll make you think or laugh, provoking you to examine images in your mind. To submit poetry, photography, art, please send to feversofthemind@gmail.com. Twitter: @davidLOnan1 + @feversof Facebook: DavidLONan1

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