even now, even still I remain unsettled by the lengths we go to disguise our own loneliness my focus not on the arrows – red roses wilting through my chest but rather on who put them there I am emptier than I was yesterday & drinking less all with the hope that you, … [Read more...]
About Lauren Saxon
Lauren Saxon is an engineering student at Vanderbilt University. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and writes mostly about her experiences with race and identity. Lauren is a reader for Gigantic Sequins and her poetry is forthcoming or featured in Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Flypaper Magazine, and Nimrod International Journal. You can find her at Laurensaxon.net, on Twitter @Lsax_235, and on Instagram @Laurensaxon235.