8:21 PM, September 7, 2021

You imagine the bruises on your elbows to really be smudges of jam from the sandwiches you ate when you were a child

And the bruises are, funnily enough, the one thing that's not a result of the abuse (even if they still offend you)

So it's OK to romanticize them

And anyway, tonight you find them pretty

Pretty, pretty watercolor paints

Pretty, pretty dirt

Pretty, pretty jam

Pretty, pretty colors

on your pretty, pretty skin

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