368 – Stuck

Life comes at you fast
When you’re living
At the edge.

Just a tumble can break skin
And shatter bone
Without a warning.

Just a wrong turn
And you’re scattered
At the bottom of  a ledge.

Just a blink
Drives you straight
Into a wall.

With luck
It will not kill you,
But it will always leave a bruise.

In time
The pain will fade,
The scars are honor badges
To survival.

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