Perilous Mandolin

Benriner Japanese Mandolin Slicer

Benriner Japanese Mandolin Slicer (Photo credit: David Davies)

Day 227 prompt: Damaged

I still relive
that reckless,
when the
and sliding
on the
kitchen counter
went too far,
leaving me
sore, bloody
and tearful

years later
this smooth
pink oval
to blemish
my knuckle
me from
hand modeling
and warning
me to practice
safe slicing

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