The cup of my pain is already full
when you first notice it
So adding your pain to mine
is a zero sum game
Shame has no part to play
in this scenario
Better to walk away and find
your own salvation
Or risk being doused in flames of ink
that will lick you….slowly
– starting with your feet

©Vivian Zems

Trinkets and Armour #5

This week, Magaly invites us to share  on how we deal with people (groups, society…) that make us choose between our health (physical, psychological, spiritual…) and their peace of mind.