The Eczema Diaries: Ingrate

I took for granted
Healthy skin when I had it —
Too late for regrets.

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I used to look at my brother’s eczema-ridden legs and feet, and wondered what it must feel like to have skin so itchy that one continues to scratch even though the skin has split and is weeping a constant stream of sticky plasma.

Now I wish I never entertained that thought.

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