A Grain of Truth

A Grain of Truth

There is a Raven 

Perched upon your chest

It pecks at your psyche

For a grain of truth

Shoo him away

And he returns

Claws digging deep

Beak burrowing 

Beneath skin

Peeling back layers

Until he gets

To the heart of the matter

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Image: Raeven Heart ©Nikki Bartel