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My Body Is the Dragon, Defiant

A mythic prose poem

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My body is a beguiling silk road, skin winding and wild
Salt-tasting and tempting, flesh a cantaloupe succulent/sweet

Ink-covered, my own myth rewriting with laugh lines and deepening dimples, unplumbed grottos of self-insight, grooves of discovery — record needles tracking unsung melodies outrageously warbled




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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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