Category Archives: affirmation

The Unheard Pain You Know

you know you didn’t birth the yolk of growth to a flower’s bloom, and you can’t wind-shake the thought of the plagiarization of scars from your skin this wound is copyrighted, but the world named me as velvet-tongued martyr these … Continue reading

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“I don’t know”

I know the truth, on the hazy summer days when heat squeezes the odour out of breeze caught flowers, sweaty inner thighs, and chlorine pools. I know the truth of the sky in mid-turn, mid-hack in a cloudless space, dazed … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis

When dawn breaks over the horizon of your body’s surface, let your soul succumb to music played by pleasured souls. Give cold away to age old warmths and for once take in and trust whispered promises and when midnight settles … Continue reading

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Gift: A name to life

I wonder why red. Why the borders of her lips were traced with such a fiery and rough-cut color. why she picked aftermath of war to wipe on her face. I wonder if she looked in the mirror before she … Continue reading

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For Good

“See? We did something for someone else’s good!” Her kindness tasted like the smoke of a charred house, something left behind to rise in the wake of tragedy. I count the grey hairs that slithered on her head as she … Continue reading

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Waiting for Prince

after-rain prism puddles to pull Prince from, and my girlfriend used to call me worthless. this bruja, i know! this word- smith who punched out teeth to make keys, who burned vagina to keyholes in front of my house is … Continue reading

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Tell Your Story Too(sday): For the Children of Mentally Ill Parents When The Inner Glow Isn’t Enough

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