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She came into the earth between pillars of freedom and oppression. Her incompatible hosts, were stubborn bones softened only by fate. Claiming her burden head first amidst thighs damp with promise, and blush stained bed sheets that swaddled an imperfect future. Mother, delivering wisdom, and purging past, with each painful groan. Their silent heritage brokenContinue reading Silhouette- Sabrina Escorcio
We are of the women that came before us whose bare soles bled like hell that our souls might fair well, gave birth to our freedom mourning the death of their own. Delivered us from the womb of poverty unto fertile soil of a new country, Terra Firma waiting to be tilled hydrated byContinue reading Introducing New Collective Member Sabrina Escorcio – We Are Of The Women
We didn’t have to ask The memories told themselves Over tiramisu and espresso While the smoke lingered Off Nonna’s birthday candles And Zia’s stale cigarette That sat perched on her lips Appearing glued in place Their story rolled out like fog Clouding vision Just enough To disguise their tears As they reminisced And we listenedContinue reading Wooden Spoon-Una Zingara (Sabrina Escorio)
I flounder in your existence as you watch me like television. I have become white noise filling empty spaces between your certainty and my delusion. I live here, with you drifting through days; An unquenchable wind floating across desert sand yearning for home. Shared conversations on the telephone, morsels of truth spill into crossedContinue reading White Noise- Sabrina Escorcio
This too shall pass on these, my worst days when scarlet blood memories dry thick over wax mesh minutes oxidized words once shouted now whisper healing remedies furtive broken flesh tilled like soil rebirth coagulating thoughts that stick mercilessly to old wounds soft flesh blooms through death this, self inflicted treatment becomes consolation, prizedContinue reading This too shall pass- Sabrina Escorcio
She attempts to stand upon uneven ground atop a broken earth divide, awkwardly balancing between woman and child Fissures of inheritance the infectious bane of her own existence, formed beneath calloused soles of sister, mother, grandmother Charms contained within the broken locket placed delicate around her neck; sacred curse of ancestry adorned, yet blessed byContinue reading Ossuary- Sabrina Escorcio