needling

my veins are not vain
they do not show off
but rather,
they shrink and hide

the needle comes
they dance away
even when i have
no desire to fear

so it’s in and out
and in and out
the needles come
at my skin

and speckled with dots
my arms appear
as warzones
with battles won

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Briar

Basically, I deal in words.

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