Silent Sky

I hear the breath of the earth surround me
as mud bubbles pop they sound
like the tension released
between my own two tucked in lips:
the opposite of a kiss.

About Madison Rahner

Madison Rahner is an undergraduate English major at Coastal Carolina University with plans to pursue a higher degree in creative writing. She currently works as a barista and has been previously published in the Oyster River Pages. Her other passions include beekeeping, embroidery, and cats.

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He Just Dropped Two Tabs of Acid

“It feels like you’re inside my body,”
he whispered and squeezed tighter and
tried to meld two into one
like lonesome clumps of wet clay.

About Madison Rahner

Madison Rahner is an undergraduate English major at Coastal Carolina University with plans to pursue a higher degree in creative writing. She currently works as a barista and has been previously published in the Oyster River Pages. Her other passions include beekeeping, embroidery, and cats.

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