You are a woman now
but you have always had skin.



Here are some ways in which
you are not free: the interiors



are all wrong, you are a drought
sprawling. When you see god



you don’t like what you see.
It is never enough to be born



again and again.

Morgan Parker, “Everything Will Be Taken Away,” published in Paperbag (via bostonpoetryslam)
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