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Recoil










  

Recoil





I hit a wall

Fast and hard

Slammed it full-body,

From words

Propelled like bullets

And you, the triggerman.

I never dreamed that

Mere words could

Scream across a room,

Fiery projectiles,

And drill into my chest

A cavity deeper than

A black hole.







Kat Lehmkuhl






Kat Lehmkuhl is a life-long poet from Ohio in the US. She has been happily married to her best friend, Sean for the past 25 years and has three kids. Her credits and awards include Ariel Chart and the WILDsound Festival (2018 & 2019). Her most recent poetry book Words, Just Words can be found at this link:



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