permanent

i have a tattoo between my breasts
inked there for a boy i once loved
long gone now though ink remains
forever there it taints
constant reminder
innocence fades
taunting me
my heart
caged

*Nonnet: A nonnet is a type of poem which has nine lines, with the first line having 9 syllables, the second 8 syllables, the third 7 until the ninth line has only one. Some nonnets may also have an iambic meter (stress on every other syllable).

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10 thoughts on “permanent

  1. Great poem and I love the image you’ve made out of it!
    I imagine quite a percentage of the population has a tattoo celebrating a long-gone lover. A permanent reminder, as your poem says.

    1. Thank you, Dr Ali! Yep, it is permanent,that’s for sure! Still finding a nice tattoo to append to it LOL maybe something in dwarvish or elvish,who knows…as long as it doesn’t cover my whole chest though 😀

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