The Lark
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The Lark

Help Wanted: Hole-Filler

A poem of termination

a half-marathon of years
since you settled in the lining of my guts
staked claim in that village of villi —
the issue in my tissues
the lesson never learned, but wait

perhaps I give you too much credit —
you were just a fraction
of the fractal that kept…



The Lark shares fictional short stories and poetry

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Skye Nicholson

Woman, mom, teacher, writer, unicorn-lover, tree-hugger, magic-seeker, fox spirit, crier, human. Writing about life: my years of drinking and my awakening.