Sep 25

a Lie

Shame settles over me
like a stuffy wool blanket.
I can't breathe.
It pinches me, pokes me.
Hot tears crawl down my face.
Suffocating isn't easy,
but it won't take long until
the burn strangles some
truth out of me...

About the Author: fire girl
" to choose to write is to reject silence" - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie