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Contributor Series 7: The Confessional Diary of Bone, Starvation Diet


12.29.10 Posted in Contributor Series 7, today's words by

Contributor Series 7: The Confessional Diary of Bone
Starvation Diet
By Karen Schindler

The bones of my soul
->Visible<-
 Sticking out
under the thin
   veneer
of my smile


Karen’s most recent poem to appear at vox poetica was Leap.





3 Responses to “Contributor Series 7: The Confessional Diary of Bone, Starvation Diet”

  1. bobbie troy says:

    Karen, I love this piece. Just a few words that pack a real punch.

  2. This really hits home. So many times this has been the summation of my life.
    Great little poem.

  3. Just to make things clear–I’m talking about someone in my immediate family.