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April's theme is
MOTHERS & SISTERS.
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The threat I finally made to my high school bully:
Look at me again and I will chop off
your balls and shove them down
A moment of pride for my mother,
who believes I am too strong for
Though my tongue is a peppered spear, their ears can be deaf when my body is theirs and I am stupid and young and self-conscious and self-loathing.
Sometimes I tell people I raped
myself because it's not victim blaming when you're the one who did it. Yes, a very good point. A spiral of I don't actually know any more, what happened, and maybe I should just shut the fuck up about it already.