bruises

little patches of 
dark blue and brown 
worn proud like a badge: 
a temporary honour 
an achievement marked on skin 
for being brave and 
slightly reckless 
and  
childishly clumsy 

– * –

… When it’s volleyball season and you bruise like a peach…

x.

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