heavy jean jacket & gnawing at the hemthe feminist disruption of the pastoral
font selected for an Instagram Story, blood orangean owl flying overhead
closing eyes to the suna demonstrator’s forgetfulness that two girls can kiss
unweeded garden spider on windowsill almost whinny wonder response to latest tweet

my hair gets in my mouth as i smile for a group photo i amtoo warmtoo pink

Meg Matthias is a multi-genre writer and student whose work has been published in Rookie, Indiana Review, and more. When not in class, she is writing about girlhood, anxiety, and the body. She is an only child, but asks that you not hold it against her.

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