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Show Me Your Many-Splendored Scars

A revisionist prose poem

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Show me your many-splendored scars, your sensitive layers and susceptible skin — show me your branded heart and your blemishes — those scratches unhealed, those bruises still aching — your bone-deep cuts are sightlines to vulnerable subdermal rivers

Show me your sutures and stitches, your wistful self-embroidery — gardens crafted out of…




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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

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

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