My shopping cart is full of:

  the things you expect me to pay for overtaxed tampons carcinogenic digestives asda branded tea a bottle of red wine my ancestors shackles skin lightening cream your misplaced pride bananas that are not made for this climate hopes and dreams my little brothers weak dab millennial angst   

Spooning and cold pillows

her heart was as cold as the other side of the pillow she remembers days when they would spoon as a natural reaction to not being able to stand the thought of being apart she lay lifeless as her hair was routinely stroked crying silent tears into the pillow feeling numb – both of there […]

Mother of dragons

It isn’t in my nature to shrink for men. I was born from women who don’t spend time in the shadows, Frontline soliders. Warriors with finger waves and hooped earrings. We don’t shrink for men. Fueled by feminism before we can even spell it out. The mulitafceted creatures who climbed trees and played with barbies, […]

In paris with you (Amsterdam Refix)

Don’t talk to me of abuse. I’ve had a fistful And I get wishful when I’ve had a zoot or two. Im another of your sidechicks Im neglected im a sidekick But I’m in Amsterdam with you.   Yes I don’t know how I missed all the signs And embarrassed at all ive let you […]

Slap the curious out of them

Sit up straight Behave ya self Don’t act up Don’t embarrass me Come here Sit down Stay still Stop that Put it down Put it back Shut up   We don’t speak about the emotional abuse that broken people inflict on there children Babies raising babies They’ll respect you if you act proper Be one […]

Finally it has happened to me (For Amy)

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Pussy Power

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5 Photographs

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