Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania

Hands interlocking with her hair

Lips shaking in time with her breath.

To her, her hands are fire;

To me, it’s her words that burn.

I untangle her fingers from each strand,

Unroll her fists and hold them by her sides.

Her tongue still flickers with anger.

 

Picture by “embracelife” on Deviant Art.

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