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There is no Prince

You are no prince riding to my rescue. The castle is long breached, and I still sleep, covered over by nettles, or roses– it does not matter which, as long as there is that sting to thread blood in cursive across skin, a language of … Continue reading

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a memory

that boy, who should stay 17 the one I never dated but first learned to slow-dance with at a Christmas party to a song I have forgotten, but still remember how, even in height with my shoes kicked off his … Continue reading

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