Tag Archive: Poetry

Dec 15

Finding Fierce’s Story: The Fight Inside

My mother once told me she had had second thoughts
about getting us vaccinated, my brothers and I.
About sullying our pristine, trusting little bodies
with dark potential.

This is how I feel about something else
that happened to me then.
The unwanted touch like the needle.
An unfamiliar dis-ease shot under my smooth, new skin.

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Dec 13

Poem: The other side of the door

The room is dark and cool, it smells like hot metal and the air is dry.
A lullaby of ominous whispers consumes my subconscious, if I try to eavesdrop they fall silent.
Slivers of lavender light dance on sharp edges of images you don’t want in your head.
Images you couldn’t, shouldn’t, don’t imagine.

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