Stone Heart

My heart, stone—

like Labradorite.

Its cracks and fissures iridescent

mineralized

by pressure and time

that it took to let go of the pain

the explosion of love left.

Tears running into those chasms

calcified, fossilized that organ

until it could beat no more.

2016 copyright by Katie Pifer http://www.witchpetals.wordpress.com

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