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
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…
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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When you are a woman in the country You should be careful to not look like a woman You should not wear pink That colour of women When you go to collect your mail From the letterbox on the main road As the trucks whizz by at 100km per hour And the men leer OutContinue reading When you are a woman in the country by Melita White
when I first met her it was on the road to our homeland the sun shone bright and the birds sang praises to the gods she and I shared words of beauty written on the pages with our blood in the ink when next I met her she cupped her hands around an ember ofContinue reading Ally…
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