Shred

you pull the strands 

one at a time,

looking for a false color.

.

these feet are graceless

wrapped with imposed 

encumberments.

.

placing a crimson carpet 

for more delicate treads,

you dare me.

.

i will walk on,

my protection –

truth.

.

© M.G. Iannucci 2017

Photo: Woman Holding A Mirror

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