It’s in our DNA by Megan Tyler

we are suppressing ourselves the women in my family have engraved a distinct self hatred into the lining of their skin carved food rules into their bellies depositing magic pills and coffee grounds diet culture is tightly coiled around our vocal cords the women in my family are sick looking into the mirror with eyes […]

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Clutz by Megan Tyler

i fall down all the time things slip out of my hands my keys her hand the glass dinner plate still intact and fractured her soft words crumbling slipping slowly in between my fingers fragile i trip stub my toe bruise all too easily i walk into trees sometimes people my skin likes to rip […]

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I Was Here by Megan Tyler

I don’t know If it matters That I was here That my voice was small And cracking My bones were fractured ideas and miscalculations of happiness I was here I watched the sun bleed over the sky Dipping her toes into dusk stretching her arms out in between each inhale and exhale I pressed my […]

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In Pieces by Megan Tyler

in silence where I lay with roses and their thorns where i bleed where i cannot speak there is another word for this there is another way for this in silence I forgive the shock of my lips and break into a million pieces now it flashes before my eyes wounds heavy and scarred another […]

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