All the Bright Places – Candice Louisa Daquin

All the places I have been and sat, and wept, and dried my tears moving on to another destination leaving you there in shards, in bottle tops, in crumpled napkins and cigarette box leaving you there in unmade sheets, flung wide windows, ageless sea gracing our loss with her eternity. I have run from you,…

I Am the Woman – Candice Louisa Daquin

I am the girl who was never the child Seen too much, been too much, defiled and reviled Stains the inside, halts growth, behind your eyes too many images Fitful in shade, don’t now how to make, a real version of me Seen so many attempts, the fakes and the frauds when do you Grow…

She

She, by Candice Louisa Daquin SHE wasn’t very popular because she didn’t need a man she didn’t want a man she wasn’t attracted to men so they resented her and decried her and ignored her and she was still okay despite the women who did need a man instead of seeing that difference can flourish…