Stopped Up

A shiny black pen
with a blade spewing black blood
interprets the sludge
dragging forth from me

Once this dark poet
flowed deep and true

Now the movement is forced
the action is desperate

What once was sharp
and amiable
is trapped
and barely seeping

May 31, 2014
Tressa Lee Breen

Cannot remember where I found image (internet searching), used without permission, with no credit taken, no offense intended, and no profit made. 

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