Zipper: dVerse Poets

Zipper

This bandage wound around my heart
seals the wound, but not the smart.
Sharp words pierce faster than a knife
while kinder words can dull the strife. 
Spoken words can’t be reined in
or called back from where they’ve been.
So zip
your lip!!!!

 

For dVerse Poets prompt: Wound
Photo from Unsplash, used with permission.

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