understand i can’t let out my feelings—
they’ll grow a new skin without me
snakes in the grass like red in the face
mouths leap into blood
and you’re scared
you’re scared all the way in
Palaces (she/her) is Editor-in-Chief of Wrongdoing Magazine, Staff Contributorat The Aurora Journal, Hecate Magazine, and The Jupiter Review, and Editor elsewhere. She has a BAH from Queen’s University, and she’s placed work in Eclectica Magazine, Maudlin House, Witch Craft Magazine,and many others. Find her at pascalepotvin.com or @pascalepalaces on Twitter.