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Scuzzbucket

Deprivation

The Maiden in the Tower

Photo by Laurent Perren on Unsplash, edited by the author

If you give her enough rope, she’ll surely hang herself,
but give her a tower high enough, and she’ll think

that’s exactly what she should do. Our friends on the local news
told me that suicide is a choice, but a girl can’t live

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Joe Shetina

Joe Shetina

They/he. Writer of fiction, screenplays, plays, reviews, essays, and poetry. Chicago. https://linktr.ee/jshetina