the beginning of the end of the beginning by Vanessa Maki

 
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the beginning of the end of the beginning 

 either way it will leave you / all those troublesome moments / no longer feel like an ocean / they are merely waves / that do knock you around / just like a beach ball / they are gone, gone, gone / across the beach of that glorious beginning / the start of the itch / that you couldn’t scratch / now you’ve grown into it / now that sensation / can breathe its last breath / so you can make room / for a more stable side to it all 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Vanessa Maki is a queer writer, artist & blk feminist. Her work has appeared/is forthcoming in a variety of places. She's a columnist for Pussy Magic. Find her on twitterinstagram & visit her site

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