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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Floral

I wrote these very words on your skin. I spoke them through the gaps of my teeth. I woke up one morning and smelt the roses and they told me they wanted to go home. They said; Why did you exploit me? Pluck me from my beloved thrown place me in an antique, spherical vase […]

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