Les Filles Mortes

Photo by Eric Muhr on Unsplash

i.
plastic tubes bind
tighter than dungeon irons
around a maiden fair.

astriferous, she soars
beyond cancer’s arms
never returning.

ii.
she sleeps
where daisies flourish,
weaving through her hair.

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Zach J. Payne

Zach J. Payne

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(He/They) Ninja Writer. Thespian. Queer. Essayist, poet, novelist.