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Dena Igusti “Houses”

You asked me why I did it Why I hurt you I wanted to tell you You were a fire in the kitchen A gas leak A flooding bathroom A disaster that happened In what I was supposed to call home A realization that being somewhere for years Doesn’t always mean it’s safe I’m sorry. […]

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Stephanie Dinsae “Concrete”

They treat her terribly Walk on her as if she does not matter Walk on her as if she is not made of matter Step on her like concrete Disregard her worth They deface her verbally, mentally, physically Call her “slut” and “bitch” Because she does as she pleases Decide that she is insignificant Decide […]