In Pieces by Megan Tyler

in silence
where I lay with roses
and their thorns
where i bleed
where i cannot speak

there is another word for this
there is another way for this

in silence
I forgive the shock of my lips
and break into a million pieces

now
it flashes before my eyes
wounds heavy and scarred
another darkness poured into
my throat

 

Megan Tyler
Megan Tyler is a poet and artist from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her writing is derived from personal experiences. She is a mental health advocate who shares her story to tackle the stigma of mental illness. She has been published in Teen Ink, Germ Magazine, & Lit: An Anthology

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