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We were running so fast, lost our hold on reality it became a normal thing to wake when darkness blotted sky with festive blackout silence roamed halls of disapproval with tender switch then I tasted, the purity of life like a distilled drink, untouched by sweetness this draft did not yield to usual fears ofContinue reading Scarlet Lines – Candice Louisa Daquin
The hard as fuck girls with their leopard eyes and sepia lips set in twisted, pigtail granite painted their hides with waterproofing like the kind you put in the bottom of swimming pools the muscles in their cheeks set so tight they’d break a gobstopper with one bite eating pickles like they were candy noContinue reading The hard as fuck girls – Candice louisa Daquin
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Shall I ascend to solitude, eagle high enough to spy myself? Put my metal parts to practice, and train my reason to speak in comprehensive sentences? I presently think in blinks of tainted photographs flicking— our lives a fucking flip-book filled with phony animation, as though we’ve never…
You’re just a little thing, a flim flam thing something of no consequence if you choose to see it that way and if you do, you’ll walk into rooms, drooping head, sagging shoulders nobody will even see that’s the gait of defeat baby and it’s yours for the taking as nobody, I mean nobody, wantsContinue reading Seize the female – Candice Louisa Daquin
Silent men are often admired for their ability to endure quietly without complaint whilst women who speak out are many times, vilified behind their backs described as; “that obnoxious woman who talked too much” I lived with a silent man most of my life he stared out of windows and when people died, his lipsContinue reading It’s all I know to do – Candice Louisa Daquin
The year is somewhere back when kissing in public would have resulted in a shaming it was not our shame but we carried it high on our cheeks as if it were the taunt of “lesbian bitches” like sharpened nails prodding us to flee and where could we run? not your closed-minded house, nor mineContinue reading When never is not forever – Candice Louisa Daquin