Marlene in a Pub
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Marlene in a Pub

Like the Paper Bag Princess

Defeating a cockatrice

How many times did I sneak inside?
bite my tongue
cut my lip
stitch a rift

How many times did I take the fall?
sweep it under
paint a smile
dress it up

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Lindsay Soberano-Wilson

Hoods of Motherhood: A Collection of Poems forthcoming May 2023 | Creator: Put It To Rest | Casa de mi Corazon: A Travel Journal. (BEd. MA.) lindsaysoberano.com