We are not just mothers and daughters, remembered when the nightmares become solid. We are flesh and bones, blood and vein, and we were meant to thrive. Our demands are small and little: Safety. For our own sake, let us LIVE.
Found poem using text from McGuire, Seanan. The Winter Long. New York: DAW Books, 2014. Print. Pg. 134-139.
Callie McCann-Eros is a proud queer woman, millennial, wife, and foster mom. She works a normal 8-5 desk job in a small state on the East Coast, but spends her leisure time consuming media and writing poetry. She cites Dorothy Parker and Seanan McGuire as her literary heroes. Her poetry has appeared in Human/Kind Journal and Dream Pop Press and is forthcoming in FIVE:2:ONE.