Safety Is…

blanket and cactus pillows adorn a couch
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A state of mind, a habit:

a finger snap can’t clean the slate

of dangerous memories,

healing takes time.

Pot a cactus somewhere new

and spines will still grow

but maybe, out of the path of predators,

I can learn how to bloom again.

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