Equality

He looks into empty eye sockets,
a void soon to be filled
with cherry flavored lip gloss,
and pieced together lips
detached from their facial muscles.

Fingernails reach into the corresponding phalange
through a rainstorm of footsteps,
the sister pinky was lost in this storm
brother ring thrown around a bit,
father thumb and mother pointer led the way.

Achilles aches while crying bloody tears,
mother forgets the one spot,
his upstairs neighbor calf safe from harm.

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