︎︎︎ Kathleen Wallish

︎ Nov 12, 2022

I remember when I had both
body and name
unshared and unwanted
I smothered my longing
and in the dark that followed
love took my body, my name
in exchange for hideous wisdom
I remain a kept woman
in the corner of my life

Kathleen Wallish is a writer from Baltimore, Maryland. She can be found on Instagram @kathleenwallish.