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
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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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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
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