Lacey Trautwein

even my ‘no’s’ have roots

bring the stitch down. pupils elated, typical.

the boy takes & takes & sugar decayed blood comes out

of my bobbinet tulle. nectarine pulp drips down sly teeth.

I don’t smile back.

 

 

 

 

Lacey Trautwein is a writer living in KY with their cat, Stanley. They are the founder of Lemon Star Mag, and have work appearing in bad pony, millennial pink, five:2:one, and elsewhere. Find them online @lacey_trautwein