She looked again but she could not find her not on this scraped and scribbled parchment not here among the faint ink lines that denoted landscapes long forgotten hills and valleys that were worn even by the winds of time though she continued the search for the she before her the paper oracleContinue reading Cartography…
Out there somewhere all my lovers each with a piece of me I would ask give them back those crusts and half eaten slices for the whole we are prior to devour feels good in the late day sun and he comes to me with his blackened hand blocking out light and muffling my mouthContinue reading For the whole we are – Candice Louisa Daquin
We say skinny like it’s a swear word. We blame skinny girls, ask who ate the skinny girl and can’t bear the skinny girl who says anything about her weight. We’ve branded ribs and collarbones who didn’t ask to be shown. We tell them to eat more, call them twigs, stick-thin and not flowers prettyContinue reading Pretty Skinny – Kristiana Reed
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“A scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived.” ― Chris Cleave, Little Bee You plucked my wings feather by feather pulled it out in pieces from the blades of my shoulder You can bloody me all you want shred me into pieces and rip them into halves for everyone toContinue reading Rebirth – Megha Sood
There is a secret at the back of my throat a black tulip that won’t swallow the ash of memories I was you see, a girl of damage and plums you could see the embers beneath my eyes like eighties makeup and Adam Ant I was no prince charming but the girl who played theContinue reading This girl is all I am – Candice Louisa Daquin
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