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re(a)d: green blue

first, they’ll turn green-blue

then purple


then they’ll fade away into yellow

and vanish

bruises are like that

no scar

no blush

they are

tattooed in

a moment of impact

staining skin

bruises are like that

they leave colours behind

and nothing


a story

of accident

or not-so-much-accident



bruises are like that

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