Black Mermaids: Anniversary Edition keeps score, holds memory and explores the possibility of repair.
Ultimately, Black Mermaids show us what it means to be bold, brave and resilient.
does not flinch
as he tempts
the dried over wound
scraping until he reveals
the pink agate beneath the scab
When he hears his father's voice
after the automated prompt instructs him to press '5'
his hear opens
but never fully closes
an archaelogical dig of yearning
a deep wound
where their relationship should be