Note: This poem first appeared in Rising Phoenix Review.
CW: sexual assaulthanna-Poetry
alyssa hanna‘s poems have appeared in Reed Magazine, The Mid-American Review, The Naugatuck River Review, Rust + Moth, Pidgeonholes, and others. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, a finalist in the 2017 James Wright Poetry Competition, and a semi-finalist for The Hellebore scholarship. alyssa is a Contributing Editor at Barren Magazine, and works as a copywriter by day. She lives in New York with her four funny lizards. follow her @alyssawaking on twitter, instagram, ko-fi, tumblr, and patreon.
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