my bloody body [#ScrambledArt]

if cleanliness is next to godliness

then i should probably get back in the shower

or better yet i should draw a bath

so that no part of my bloody body goes unwet

and as i soak in the white salt water

i might appear to slip into a dissolution

of everything that used to matter

refined by a million of the most jagged edges

they conspire against each impurity

as if i weren’t always a bit contaminated

i only know what clean is

when i’m neck deep

in a tub of all my filth

now, i am immaculate

but still…

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