I chew it up…

over and over,

to grind down the gristle

of the hurt.

Remove it…

by repetition how a sunburn peels

away the layers

Showing the tanned, tough hide.

Spit it out,

once again, to examine

the smallest detail.

And soon.

Bury it where it belongs.

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