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Embodying Me

Exploring the many facets of being a woman.

Embodying me

womanhood

days

Always in my head, a sense of being distraught

Over- brimmed with one color, an unassuming rust red

Mundane chit chat, litters into afterthoughts

Scribbling screams tethered tight on farm stands

nights

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A photo collage experiment, cacophony

Every square inch, a body sucked into vacuum

Calculated planetary moves, leave me a speck in cosmic astronomy

Rendering days into nights, an assemblage of salty atoms

afternoons

Candles light up, one for each year of my age

Unlearning seasons, attempts to discard my embers into baskets

Become an installation, a garish backdrop to a painted stage

Sharing an affinity, with my demons secret ghettos

siesta

Embodying womanhood

Like a leech to the walls of my lungs

Embodying womanhood

In the sores of my incurable tongue

Embodying womanhood

In harnessed flames making bonfires easy to light

Embodying womanhood

Into a debris of embers that crackle

into desires that I can collect

souvenirs line up

for each year

of

embodying me

embodying womanhood

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