BRI JOHNSON

Tessellation- a pattern of shapes that fit together perfectly without any gaps, often referring to a pattern of a single shape. However, a tessellation can also be formed by multiple varying shapes that fit together seamlessly.

Interlocking, a grooved pattern
Pattern of scars
Scars lining my mind and my heart
Heart begins to feel heavy and hard
Hard to feel, to love, to think
Think I may be sinking, drowning
Drowning in this pattern as it repeats
Repeats seamlessly flowing

Flowing from one day to the next
Next, they bleed to weeks, months, years
Years have passed but I’m still not fixed
Fixed enough for you
You who make my pieces feel whole
Whole again, a seamless pattern
Pattern without end or beginning
Beginning to tessellate

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