Bonfire of my heart
Turned ash and feeble embers,
Banked by bitter words.
Malice puffs float white,
Beautiful and awful both,
Polluting my soul.
Tattooed on my skin
These dirty cuts and bruises,
Tainted earth, am I.
Sullied by anger,
Oh, send purifying rain
To cleanse me of you.
Written for the Quadru-haiku challenge.
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