Paris Jessie

Silhouettes & Makers

a cracked reflection you bore
place a soul
behind glass sphere

thoughts run
along faulty roads
trace the flood of eyes

seeing only dirt
that lures them in
it has made home

though with no belonging
a body in recession
rain kissing springs

surrender rifts for stars
and cliffs for clouds
this grace swims with bees

tugged and cloaked // sharp splits

as moon scarred with craters
idly between
the earth and sun

those like you
do this

she is losing herself
            runaway syllable
            a stain mouth seized
hopes to be wiped clean

Paris Jessie (she/they) is a black, queer writer and budding creative. She is a moon enthusiast rooted in deep emotion. Find more at