Prose & Poetry

welcome home, starling

you are safe now

end note: petals

end note: petals

‘women are flowers’
He says as He pulls on me
like sticky pink taffy
plucking me naked – verbatim
nails coated with jaundice
teeth gnawing into me, cat tongue and all

I don’t cry,

not like last time.

 

Amy Lafrankie is a young mestiza poet living in the Philippines. She
tweets about the moon (@fiIipineaux)
p.s.
in 'fiIipineaux' the 'l' is a capital i
I woke up today

I woke up today

if we keep quiet, the stones will cry out

if we keep quiet, the stones will cry out