I want to die nasty,
The death of European Royalty.
Am I not worth an execution
that keeps hundreds in sadistic anticipation
for a person lifelessly swinging
On taut rope?
Make my last breath a spectacle,
a silent signpost
for the beginnings of a new era.
Make my severed spine a ribbon
in your records,
“The snap heard around the world!”
I want to inspire you!
The simple syllables of my name
should invoke a bitter resentment,
turning wives and mothers
into merciless monsters,
husbands and fathers into executioners
Make my spilled blood your wine
get drunk off my beheading
I, the fucking scapegoat of your suffering.
Hooray for thou hast slain the beast!
Roar in joy as my head rolls,
cheers so resounding,
I shall feel their trembles
is an English major and Media Studies minor in her junior year at the University at Buffalo. She aspires to become a certified cat lady. In her spare time, she loves to watch anything animated and play videogames with friends.
Heart and Home
Cradle me in the nook of your heart
let the beats lull me to sleep
I can stay here forever
drowning in you
nourished with only your love
When our time is past, I’ll still be here
swaddled in the net
of our greyed brittle passion
I’ll hush off starvation
with your love for another
Your love for them makes me fat and sick
Grown allergic to your spoiled “honeys”
raising hives in my throat
so I latched to an open vein
retched it back all bitter
and now you’re ruined too