Close your eyes to my dimensions and make-believe I’m a paper doll. See me smiling like a perpetual twat–see me sunny! Paper dolls don’t make you feel helpless.
Because paper dolls don’t grieve.
Paper dolls don’t cry.
Kindra M. Austin is a member of Sudden Denouement, a curator at Blood into Ink, and a fiction indie author. You can read her poems and prose at https://poemsandparagraphs.wordpress.com/ and find her debut novel at Amazon.com (Amazon UK).