Keep Pushing

  I think I am getting ready to become unhinged Sour notes struck across ill-tuned strings This wound stuck deep Enough to fester Not enough to kill Slowly bleeding out caustic anxiety No words for they sting caustic on my flesh Touch me and launch a thousand evils out of hell Condescending your lack of faith […]

Cassandra's prophecy by Chiara Fersini

I live

My gaze falls warm summer rain upon a soft pillow moon Stars glitter ancient code open clues above earthly mysteries A song lifeless unsung breath of reassurance upon my ear Winged ballerina dashing emerald wings sketch a portrait in my mind Beneath my feet the shadow’s cousin darker memories fall Clarity in broken clouds not blue but golden in […]

FEAR: The Land of the Free and the Brave

I’m getting seriously sick of the GOP telling me I don’t deserve the same rights as everyone else because I am gay. Their candidates seem to think the most important thing in the world is denying or even taking away the rights of anyone who is gay or a woman. YOU DO NOT have any […]


The First Step

To be.. A woman in the world without a past Where childhood memories do not exist or last Lifelong friendships have frozen in time Lost to the moment she crossed the line Her future fear uncertain but true All in the name of living like you To cry and scream and love so deep Endless dreams aroused from […]



I pulled the blanket over my eyes Hoping you could not see me Or maybe it was really so that I could not see you My lump of unmoving flesh and bone still So still as to not draw your attention Or maybe it was so I could not feel The perception of motion lost […]


To Know Me

Do you know me Can you claim to unfold my tattered edges Bindings held together with stubborn lashings Years upon years repaired Reinforced What stories faded in my pages What comedy laughs in scattered chapters What tragedy scores dog-eared corners And then what too is unwritten Between each line Softly spoken tales of triumph And […]