Niamh Alison: Collected poems 2017-2019

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A collection of complete and drafted poetry between 2017 and 2019. Written majoritively for the stage, these poems reflect on themes of sexuality, womanhood, gender constructs and individualism.

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Artemis

Submitted: March 11, 2019

Birth belonged on you The moon fell into your hands  and hips broke, showers of white in the woods.   Blood... Read Chapter

Virgin

Submitted: March 11, 2019

I do not know yet what I have given. I am always 16 always trying to enter her touch as I know how to. Hoping for that so... Read Chapter

Untitled

Submitted: March 11, 2019

And when I dream I dream again of that sun Warm in my mouth The way only meat can be warm ... Read Chapter

Untitled

Submitted: March 11, 2019

Whats worlds are ridden easily What bright stings We pluck from our skin And lick dry ... Read Chapter

TellYa

Submitted: March 11, 2019

The rash heat here Under my eyes in the Sweetening of these cheeks darling tell-it-to-ya Lippy lips light catchi... Read Chapter

Ways To Cope

Submitted: March 11, 2019

I walked along a red line From the tip of the bedstead  Through a hole in a white wooden floor   ripping the be... Read Chapter

Untitled

Submitted: March 11, 2019

How do you do it I hear your voice and I see fields of whitish clover  How do you do that? ... Read Chapter

Fear for Food

Submitted: March 11, 2019


warning: ED potential triggers, especially Ana, or Anorexia
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White Teeth

Submitted: March 11, 2019


warning: potential ED triggers, especially anorexia
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Untitled

Submitted: March 11, 2019

I had a dream about you Staring out into the dark I caught you in my headlights Stood on the top of the snowfield Staring... Read Chapter