Aunty Sandy

︎︎︎ Ava Rose

︎ Nov 29, 2022

Escaped juvenile hall by holding a guard at scissor-point
in the elevator

while a small fire burned.
one month later she called home pregnant

[gave him to an old lady next door]

She wrote country songs.
They were sent to Nashville on CDs marked with Sharpie,

the last half-naked picture of her is
the one of the car accident.

Ava Rose is a writer and musician in Mexico.  @avarosemcb

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