Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
"The Favorite Game” Leonard Cohen I have lots of scars, they tell stories of childhood fights and falls; of teenage cooking experiments; of two slightly difficult births. My scars are testament to the healing power within my own body. I have also had broken bones and sprains. Though you can’t see ligaments re-weaving their fibres or a bone knitting, thro