For so long 

I have been numb

to the state of my life. 


So when evening came,

I stood under the showerhead

and let the water burn my skin.


It hurt against me 

but at the same time

it felt good. 


I felt like I was alive

for the first time in months,

my skin awakened by pain.

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I bake cookies. And eat them.

I bake cookies. And eat them. It's bad for me, but I am wakened as the sugar rushes. - slc