Yeah Write 206 Entry- Secrets and Scars.

Secrets & Scars

By

Shannon Barber

Tell me all your sad stories, she said. Her cheek pressed against my breast and her hot breath flowed across my heart slow and redolent of whiskey and smoke.

I tried to speak, to give her my heartbreaks and fuck ups.

I had no voice. No one else had ever asked.

Her fingertips mapped out my pains,traced the scars of a life hard won. She moved and looked down at the lumpy scars in the crook of my left arm.

“Dope?”

I nodded. I could only whisper.

“Yeah. I fucked up a lot.”

She thought about it.

“Yeah, but you’re here with me now. And we’re alive.”

I murmur against her hair as she relaxes against me, her breathing slow and full of trust.

“Alive. We’re alive. We’re alive.”

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