Tag: poetry

Imitation as Survival

Imitation as Survival

Provided with emotions and past memories, replicants turn against their master precisely because they wish to know th…

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bloody thoughts

cw: sexual assault i’m lying (in bed) feeling a weight // like a weight my body – a flickering bulb energy drai…

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Image by Anzia Anderson

Foil

  We are trapped in a young adult novel. You are your best friend’s lesbian best friend. You help him get the gi…

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Photography Jaie Miller

Genres of Missing

THE OTHER VEDA in benares, a vulnerable troika of widows, hair shorn, flawless scalps sculpted from minted ingot thre…

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Image by Julia Horowitz

Still

*trigger warning: sexual assault* I gave you everything and you greedily took it. Raped my senses and left me raw. So…

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Illustration by Kathy Ng

Inedible

Illustration by Kathy Ng I can’t grow a new heart but I can let you know what you’ve done to me the way a snake gulps…

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Self Portrait with Guitar

Portraits and Snapshots

FOR NELL My first — my virgin surgery you might say — was a hernia repair, sewing shut a membrane that had been rippe…

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Flickering Shadow

The self, like a photograph offered as a gift. You were not what you seemed and still it was worth the risk. That dre…

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Total Recall

I do not remember I do not remember I do not remember those cold burning embers but there are red scars on my pink li…

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Charlotte’s Call

How she wanted to dance anger out of silence: expletives of lightning thrumming onto exploded ground, the ground from…

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To Want

I wanted to see through your eyes I wanted to hear with your ears I wanted to feel with your hands I wanted to look h…

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Owning Something Small

TAKE ME, I’M MINE All I want for in a loved one is humility and obedience. I want to claim ownership of somethi…

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