Nerves…

a tug, a tow, a twitch, a tweak,
with silken thread sewn through my cheek.

slices, snicks, scores, slashes,
a razor skates up toward my lashes.

a pinch, a prick, a puncture pierce,
the pins inside my jaw are fierce.

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M. Morehead
3/12/2020

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