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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 4 days ago

New York, 2009

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomy Body transformation Scars/scarificationwe wear maps on our heads tight braids coiled into isles and continents against our scalps, birthmarks and scars marking city blocks like melanistic pu...continued
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 11 days ago

Procrastination (A Lullaby)

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Body transformationEvaporating, the face slid, eyes first, into oblivion.A cloud of a mouth opened, spillingblue words like soft rain, inking into a waking dream. Sleep. Rest your head in the grass.Let wanderlust guide you...continued
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 18 days ago

Abstraction

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomyPlease follow the instructions for reading this poem: 1. Imagine a cage. Any cage, of any size.2. Love the cage. The cage is your friend.3. Think constantly about the cage when reading this p...continued
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 25 days ago

A Time Traveler's Field Notes

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Animal cruelty/death Blood Death/dying Spiders/insectsApocalypse, at sunset:Noxious gassesform animal clouds,phenomenon of pareidolia,that babble and spurtwhile below, the purplesludge burps and thetired forest catches fir...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - about 1 month ago

Disemboweled Sonnet for Telling Your Crush You Like Him in the Waning Hours of the Party

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Blood Death/dying Drug use Murder Violence/combatImagine an alien invasion. I'm talking about the motherof all motherships. Oozing dripping grey tentaclesmaim & rip open everyone at the party while you & I keepvapi...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - about 1 month ago

Sap and Superstition

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: He sent me a picture of a long sinuous line, dark as entrails and wet, curving on the floor. ‘Sappy,’ he wrote. ‘But I want you.’ ‘I want you,’ I replied. I could not quite smell apple-flesh and the air suddenly redolent...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - about 2 months ago

A New Face

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomy Body transformation Child death Death/dying SuicideAt long last,we have solvedthe mind-body problem. My child has a new faceSomething came out of heralong with the sputtering stenchof an exp...continued
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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - about 2 months ago

ode to an asexual

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Abuse Acephobia Drug use SexYou tell me Oh baby we just need To get it on You tell me Sex is what makes us human I just need to try it Again, perhaps, If it did not work the first time Again Yeah, again Sex is what makes ...continued
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 2 months ago

The City That Changed Hands

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomy Blood Body transformation Child abuse Death/dying Murder Violence/combati. the first time it happened overnight.one day we woke up left-handed. the tanks had come while we slept,driving on t...continued
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 2 months ago

Pillage, Thundersnow

This page contains:Death/dyingViolence/combatOn the street of Athenseveryone, everybodylive, dying, dead, is lyingon the ground, eyes wide openand watching, watching it fallwith lightning, wind, husks of treesdown from the night sky.This celestial and terrestrial warfire ...continued
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 3 months ago

Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963)

I stand in a cell for suffrage.I sit, I succumb to sleep. I am sensible of grasses,the structure of grasses,how grasses affect bison,and therefore, us. My stomach clamps downto the size of an egg.I’m beyond hunger now. I think about grasses,study grasses from this cell,st...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 3 months ago

Gretel's Bones

[content_warning type="body_transformation, autonomy"Gretel still keeps the bones,never saying why or who,just creeping down to the old chestwhich crouches over secrets. She pokes roughly at our ribs,at those thin bones beneath our chest,holding back our breaths. Gretel s...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 3 months ago

Autologous Transplant

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomy Body transformation Child death Death/dying Violence/combat XenophobiaYou might call uscyborgs butour augmentationis mostly flesh, doubleeyelids for the desertdust, lizardskin for moisture h...continued
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 3 months ago

The far western regions of the archipelago are where the dragons live

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomy Body transformation Death/dyingA grating sound came from the dragon's throat … “You offer me safety! You threaten me! With what?” “With your name, Yevaud.” —The Wizard of Earthsea It’s the s...continued
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56a34dc91390858efd1999c86a89c348 George @George - 4 months ago

Syndrome

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: your father | the magician | capable of being two places at once | you refer the night as a cave | that uses dark magic | to produce saddle light | your spongy tongue | as political as begging the world to drown | you can’...continued
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13026bc1164d1ff880b91138506d70e7 Ismael @Ismael - 4 months ago

The Mother Searches For Her Own Story

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomy Death/dying NeedlesWhat they don’t tell you about being a motheris they don’t even ask you to try on the glass slipper. The prince looks you in the eye and asks for yourdaughters. You’re dea...continued
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56a34dc91390858efd1999c86a89c348 George @George - 4 months ago

The Bandit King

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Animal cruelty/death Spiders/insectsCorn thick as August,peeling husk like leavesin your mother’s agèd Almanac— you see me, don’t you?crest the hill on my courser black as bee stripeswith honey in my eyes. Walk with me ove...continued
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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - 4 months ago

Follow You

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Child death MurderShe could almost taste those sweet little feet, caked with residue of a barefoot summer. Tempted now by the deep green emerald stickiness of freshly mown grass, the gravelly spice of too hot asphalt, and...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 5 months ago

Heaven is Expensive

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Disregard for personal autonomy Body transformation Death/dying Self-harming behaviorsMami has a timeshare in heaven can’t afford a seaside condo never has to cook not one meal the dining table cooks for her atol de elote,...continued
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - 5 months ago

Those Who Tell The Stories

we have only the memories they left uscurated with loving precision: divestedof darkness, despair, the lingering discontentof bodies relegated to the shadows. the myriad flavours of ancient childhoodsburst on our tongues in virtual experience.holographic hagiogra...continued
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 5 months ago

movement

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Body transformationthe sky doesn’t know her reasons little does it matter the transition how high the fingerprints who offers who seeks little does it matter the prediction the immediate future is keen: the knights no l...continued
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 5 months ago

The Color of the Mule

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Colorism Self-harming behaviorsPassou de branco, preto é. Não existe este negócio de mulato.Mulato pra mim é cor de mula.—Tim Maia They say I was born na cinza das horas          of the timewhen sun has slit its wristsinto...continued
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 5 months ago

A Conversation Between the Embalmed Heads of Lampião and Maria Bonita on Public Display at the...

Perhaps what I miss most,meu amor, is the way your eyes would glimmerin the guiding light of my Winchester. These marbles forcedinto your skull are a poor excuse for the deathly precisionof your iris at the edge of a barrel. Your beauty a bulletnot even lamplight could ca...continued
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - 5 months ago

The Woods

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: Abuse Animal cruelty/death Blood Childbirth Violence/combatI wasn’t made by the goo of dna or an egg of reverence.I wasn’t made at all. Out of the silence I was blurted out.My little hungry little cells ate up the cosmos.T...continued
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - 5 months ago

Stepping the path trod by the moon

CONTENT WARNING: show warningsThis page contains: No content warningsThe moon is so full and round I could pluck it from the air with my teeth. The night is stretched across the frame of the sky like a canvas the lights pricking through. I am whole in the moonlight abando...continued
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