Pain & Persistence
The scars are there. You can see them. You can't help but see them.
You can see them because its been one of the few days as of late nice enough to wear shorts.
You can see them through the countless smaller scars left by floor burns acquired while diving for loose balls and raspberries from sliding into second in little league baseball.
You can see them through the myriad of mosquito bites compliments of a track that might as well double as mosquito breeding ground.
You can see them because you are looking for them and glimpses of the damage left from the two surgeries that caused them. Th...