Tag Archives: abuse

Hurt

It wasn’t the first time but she couldn’t say it hurt less now. Those spaces in time when red took over and colored itself in welts on her son’s tender skin. His whimpers hurt her. Every single time. Wrote this … Continue reading

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lotus-eater

sweet dirt, liquid and luscious (infested, as the flower is), soft petals and succulent stalk (pliable stalk, to be bent and twisted, sucked dry), newly sugared, gold-dust drizzler (sugar-to be tasted and discarded), hold me in your slow sway (i’m … Continue reading

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Eye of the Needle

He sounded like a cheap, broken record, going on and on and anon, on what I shouldn’t have done, how I never get it right and why I was unfit to work in any capacity, anywhere on planet earth. Oh, tell me … Continue reading

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