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Relentless grey
clogs pores,
as the Sun appears,

Picking scabs,
relish in scoring
of healthy Flesh
as it tears,

Curl in a ball
when blood rises,
Softness exposed
to passing Seers.

painting by Chelsea Bednar

Margaret has provided a fantastic prompt to the Real Toads today: Artistic Interpretations, featuring abstract paintings by her daughter, Chelsea Bednar. Please click through to enjoy some of Chelsea's other paintings. Poem 12 of 30 in April!