Branded…

The heat.

Felt before it touches

my skin. The glow of red

iron, ready to leave

its mark.

 

The sizzle.

Searing pain mixed

with sound.

 

The smell.

Stuck in my nostrils

as the taste of leather

fills my mouth.

 

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R. Todd

I'm older than I think I am and younger than I feel. I'm stuck in the 80's but relevant to today (oh I hope that last part is true). I think I am more of an enigma than I really am, but somehow still confound those who try to figure me out (or they just look at me weird, so I infer that). And I really hate my first name. Husband, father, Navy Vet, cat owner (translate.. slave), wannabe writer, and all around big kid who is stuck in an adult world. Overall, I just... um.. something to something, blah blah blah. And that's all I got to say about that.

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