this poem looks at the all consuming desire to be loved and to be touched.

This poem explores trauma and how it can turn your life into some semblance of a surrealist sequence.

“Assuredly your father’s crimes are visited
on you. You visit me sometimes.” – Heart’s Needle by W. D. Snodgrass

[By Rowan Bland (she/her)]

Culture (Interviews & Reviews) Editor
Find Rowan’s poetry on instagram at @flaminghotkitchen

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