It spoke

Busy beach

 

the tattoo she said, was painful

it’s Arabic script thick and broad

inked from right to left on the soft flesh

on the inside of her upper right arm

a reminder she says, ‘every-time I  look at it

to love yourself’

and that I found, despite myself

entirely admirable

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