United States

16 / she/her / featherless biped
faith is so alluring we forget angels haunt too.

rivqah (United States) liked pocket sun by Jasmine_K (United States)

4 days ago

rivqah (United States) liked Perfume by Yellow Sweater (United States)

19 days ago

rivqah (United States) liked the poems i'll never send her by abi's pov (United States Minor Outlying Islands)

24 days ago

rivqah (United States) liked d measure by miherseed (Philippines)

24 days ago


rivqah (United States) published:

freedom, naked, is yesterday

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

it is April. forever’s as far as tomorrow but the sky is so close it stings.
    the fetor of the dogwood tree we drove away from six years ago
seeps through my bedroom window. 

last night at the dinner table my father announced he didn’t believe in free will,
so we bowed our heads to worship Influence.
        what I didn’t say: freedom, naked, is yesterday

dad, does it count as backfiring
if I’m wrestling         the gun to...

Seeking Peer Reviews

26 days ago

rivqah (United States) liked goldfish by jellybean568 (United States)

29 days ago

rivqah (United States) liked from the journals of archimedes by antizoeclub (United States)

about 1 month ago

rivqah (United States) liked blue jean elegy by antizoeclub (United States)

about 2 months ago

rivqah (United States) liked I Don't Know How to Pray by Yellow Sweater (United States)

3 months ago