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A Worm Ate Inside Me by Jessica Ni Leacai

I wished myself the stem, a flower blooming How you stunned my growth, with sharp shears The roots of me withered, you poisoned them Life bled from my leaves, veins viciously cut Your weeds arrogate my being, parasites implanting bile … Continue reading

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A Tree Cut Down In Vain by Jessica Ni Leacai

How demanding you are How your silence harms my soul, my heart Of these broken branches No seedlings sprout forth from this hollowed trunk What hazard am I? Too harsh for refinement? Why must I stammer each rivet cut from me? … Continue reading

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Raven Encaged by Jessica Ni Leacai

The glue caking to my skin, an adhesive latching me to this mattress Movement is forethought in want, yet pain pulls me into pressed sheets Fishbowl feelings of windows unmasked, drown desires of urgencies in it’s wake. Solar saturates falsify … Continue reading

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Yarn Burning by Jessica Ni Leacai

  Overly entangled emotions, how torturing, time, tangles them in me, I wish to rip ribbons, to revive, a rancid, rotten heart, hurt by your wastefulness, words, so woven wrecklessly in me, you are my ruin, ravager Doubtful leisured loving, … Continue reading

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Broken Mirrors Kept by Jessica Ni Leacai

Charcoaled  chunks of embered fire, a window, wailing winds, where are you my love? Did disaster of dawning hours, the sun, setting suddenly, losing you in their course? Yearnfully you not present here, this bed, bodily barren, what took you … Continue reading

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Deficiency of Our Obverse by Jessica Ni Leacai

  Willed you, I would, welding you to my armour, and you would not leave me alone, forsaken, in a farce, a forest far from freedom found,this, chastisement, this chaining of my discordant marrow Had not, all paths, profound in … Continue reading

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Bodily Abraise by Jessica Ni Leacai

Bodily Abraise by Jessica Ni Leacai In bed, bodiless barren face, cries, cooing, child lost. What washed, woes wept eyes, irked, inching, Isis created. A venter, vastly vacant organ, pines, pleading,parent be. No company, comes a courtier, lone, lementing, love … Continue reading

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