Stephen Gibson Frida Kahlo's Painting Rememberance of the Open Wound

She joked to a friend she was masturbating

which is why her right hand is hidden.

The unhealed wound in her thigh, men.

She joked to a friend she was masturbating.

But pleasure, she admitted, had to sting—

so what she regretted she would do again.

She joked to a friend she was masturbating

which is why her right hand is hidden.


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