‘Slip ery Slope’ by Victoria Mastropietro

I wonder if I slip
into your mind
when you’re with
her
Do I fit
in her skin?
Stretch out her
willowy limbs?
Cloak myself in her dress?
Her voice?
An echo
Do you hear me
when she opens
her mouth?

 


VICTORIA MASTROPIETRO is a librarian-in-training. In 2016 she received her bachelor’s in English Literature from Concordia University. She was then accepted into McGill’s Information Studies program and expects her Master’s Degree this June. To see more of her work, check out her creative writing blog: Four Hoofs and a Horn or her Instagram @fourhoofsandahorn.

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