Etched into Skin In self inflicted Bloodied wounds And knotted scars Digestive tract Littered with scars Unable to function Unable to heal DNA New translations Live on and on Through generations Nervous system Fight or flight On constant loop Adrenal fatigue Vagina Fragile, tearing Hated Hurting Too sore Too full Too guilty Too tired TooContinue reading “Trauma”

Old Friends and a Reader’s Life

Oh! To soar on the back of a centaur With Calvin, Charles Wallace and Meg! Or to un-rhythmically walk the desert And ride the worms across the sands of Arrakis Or walk through the terrifying Mines of Moria To the Fires of Mordor, carrying the One Ring The places I have been, the adventures IContinue reading “Old Friends and a Reader’s Life”