Soul to Sole

It started silently
With a bang
My psyche cracked, split, broken
A million fragments – scattering
Falling like glitter
Shards – ground under foot
Cut skin blood, a red caul
Palling under my steps
Sole to soul
As I look on in stunned silence


Blank look, blank mind, blank heart
No In, No Out, No Me
Just shards. Glitter. Blasted remnants
Of a death
No chance of survival

At last

© Charles Tolman

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