Comments Posted By Rowan Springle

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harm

a caduceus, interwoven snakes
on a staff resembling a uterus,
center of birth and pillowroom
with walls of decadent drapery
red and waiting to be ripped,
waiting for the inevitable
tear or stretch
or stitch.

» Posted By Rowan Springle On 12.17.2018 @ 12:45 pm

majority

fuck the majority

just, fuck ’em

when my dad rants about the unfairness of trans and non binary athletes competing within the “common biology” of cis athletes and winning, about how testosterone is always a competitive drug and how women are just weaker than men – because cis people and strong men are the majority

fuck ’em

» Posted By Rowan Springle On 10.23.2018 @ 6:32 am

purity

where, exactly, does it sit?

the kind of cleanliness that runs over your shoulders, down your hips,
and who decided, exactly,

why it breaks when you touch it? why it

stings

when you kiss it?

» Posted By Rowan Springle On 10.12.2018 @ 1:42 pm

chalkboard

a fox, its broken leg dangling by a tendon on the road, screaming
as it drags its shattered body to the ditch

but your unbroken nails write love letters to the dark, the flat

» Posted By Rowan Springle On 10.11.2018 @ 6:45 am

ukulele

drawing the bathwater and
feeling the tonicization of the dominant crawl under my fingernail,
a maggot, eating me

eating at me

hearing the strings sing over the noise of the water’s surface

» Posted By rowan springle On 10.10.2018 @ 8:35 am

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