Archives: People

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Skin Like Snake

She once wrote, “I wish to shed my skin like a snake and become someone else.”

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Nervous System

The neurologist says, The world must be dreamed
before it can be seen—

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Involuntary Exits

I am a child of wayward fruit / trying to touch a violence— / its bruised shape, a mirror / of my own dark face & hers.

Not Everyone Is Special

“Your Power doesn’t define who you are,” she said the night we met at the Happy Flamingo, a straw floating on its side in her daiquiri.