Like a Lamb

Like a Lamb

I am broken; I explode from my skin

Like a lamb led to slaughter for my sin

Now I kneel at your feet and let go

Of myself and my pride, in sorrow

I scream as to peel off my skin

For the shame from the pain that I am in

I cannot bear such a loss day by day

Nor to weep as I do so you will stay

Let me beg for the touch of your hand

So to soothe every scar that I can

This balm is my life or my death

One kiss will restore this fool’s breath

Believe me this time when I say

That I will do anything to allay

My suffering


©Kay Salady




About Kay Salady

I write about the greatest force on earth that, I believe, lives on forever and surpasses all else. "All your poems read like I am watching an artist use words instead of colours full of feeling." ~Anon.

Posted on December 12, 2013, in poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. ” I scream as to peel off my skin.” … I used this same line in my poem ” Ohhhh ” … I wrote it in 2006


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