November 20, 2017
"Mes de los Muertos"

 

Life on the Fringes

 
 
 

Life on the Fringes

I had to bust through
to break them open
crushing eyes like acorns
under the full weight of my words
smash and set free
smash and set free
I tipped the scales of excess
and risked my very breath
to find balance
to discover the strength of my pulse
steady and defiant
I had to live on the fringes
lurk along the edges
and leap into the abyss
to finally find my footing





Article © Bekah Steimel. All rights reserved.
Published on 2017-05-15
Image(s) are public domain.


0 Reader Comments
Add your own comments!
The Piker Press moderates all comments. The commenting policy can be found
here.
Name

Email

Comments




In the same series:

Life on the Fringes

Other articles by Bekah Steimel you might enjoy...

Only This
Trade-off
I'm Usually Found To Be in Poor Taste