On a head full of hair,
there will always be weak strands.
Knots on the brain
are also knots in the stomach.
Itch buildup.
twists too tight
on the scalp.
Don’t cut them off
or wish for an unraveling.

be thankful that
dry skin can still
wear a crown.
Be aware
of the muscle to burn
when you eventually
brush the dirt
off your shoulders.