9: Name It

When you have an ache in your neck and you know it’s from stress
name it stress.
When you have pulling in your neck so hard that your head won’t bend forward
name it Charles.
When you have an explosion up through to the top of your skull
name it winter.
When you have a throbbing on both sides above your ears and you know, you know,
name it sand.
When you have a shooting pain behind each eyeball and you think you know
name it twilight.
When you have a bloody nose
name it forgiveness.

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