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Joined September 10, 2019

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braids

July 31, 2020

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she braids her heritage, triplet rivers of blood
france germany scotland, all united within her
german floats off her tongue, but her name is french
and the names of her ancestors are scottish

french and dutch but no german braids

her cousin wallows in the french language
but bonjour never sounds right on her lips
she prefers guten morgen or perhaps hallo

tonight she twists her hair into lace braids
leaves holes for her soul to escape through
she dreams of ridding herself of the past

it’s far far away now untouchable

she takes her failures and laces them through
her hair, over under over under left right left right
drapes feathers into the melted chocolate
the birds leave her gifts, but she steals from them

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  • RemovedUser1

    This is very interesting, and I like how she actually has a heritage. Good job!


    4 months ago