lament for my skin

Original Text: 
Shannon Bramer, scarf (Toronto: Exile Editions, 2001): 55.
1my starved skin
2my torso my throat
3my naked feet in the night
4of all the parts of my body
5my arms are most unhappy
6the skin on my shoulders
7freckled, forlorn
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
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