boston

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my name is mya (chaya davida)--
she/her (??)
pisces sun, aries moon, gemini rising--
“there is a poem scratched on the walls of my throat
no one has heard it
but it is here.”

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--currently reading: the female persuasion (meg wolitzer)
--i've been published in flare journal's fifth issue!!

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boston (United States) published:

picture of dorian gray response

FREE WRITING

when we are taught that 
who we are is dangerous,
that we are to be painted as hideous monsters,
do we become monsters?

if your standards
are written while wearing blinders and harnesses,
how can they ever represent the peripheral?

when your lessons 
teach us to burn ourselves, 
do you really think we won’t turn against them?
do you think we’d survive if we didn’t?

no, beauty and pleasure,
open and unprejudiced as they are,
become our new guides;
no...

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boston (United States) published:

womanhood.

FREE WRITING

stunted growth and missed opportunity is the tradition for women in my family. it’s as integral to our womanhood as clouds of cumin dust and the hovering possibility of stroke. 
like nesting dolls, we are the same in all but proportions. 

my great nona victoria healed with her hands and understood people she shouldn’t have. but never her daughter. 
my great nona victoria was always hurting and never seen. maybe she didn’t know it, but she passed that hurt on...

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