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White Scars

White Scars

written by: William Wright, Jr.

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A black veil falls and lingers
Filling the haunted silence
With joyous cries
Rising out of the grave

The white scars of lost years
Bleed new in these shadows
Sprawled across the earth
Blotting out the true stars

I wear the vicious words of yesterday
As a scalding brand
Seared forever in my skin

As the steeple tolls
For the long march home
Many moments too late
When the pale roses fall

William Wright

William Wright

William Wright, Jr. is an author who hails from Southeast San Diego and currently resides in Riverside, California. He is the son of two Navy veterans, Margo Wright and William Wright, Sr. He is also the youngest and the only boy among his two siblings, China Wright and Casaundra Camille Robinson, nee Wright. William has had the honor of being featured in various poetry anthologies and e-magazines. Many of his poems were published under the indie publishing houses: ‘Poets with Voices Strong’ and ‘Creative Talents Unleashed.’ Under the latter publication, he released two books of poetry. ‘The Slums of Nightfall’ in 2016 and ‘Rhythms of the Eternal Uprising’ in 2017. Today, William Wright is already hard at work on yet another collection, as well as a work of historical fiction.
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