Beauty

“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief she is beautiful.” – Sophia Loren As a child, if someone told you that you were pretty or sweet, or smart, in all likelihood you would not have spent a second questioning the truth of that. However as adults, somehow we allow our mirrors to get…

papa don’t take no … mess

his hands never leave the filth of him crawls beneath her skin as feces stains the cuticles of her thumbless hands she gnaws around his feculence with feline precision knows she cannot remove him without defiling her tongue speak his name she will not but he is there in the mirror the blue of his…

This Skin I’m In

This skin I’m in’s not black or white won’t camouflage or change at night. Won’t make me fly or hide in snow or grass, or trees…. T’ain’t much, you know. It’s beige and tan and kinda pink, or orange-tinted – cool I think. But I want colors like my eyes. Want skin like grass or…