You could have a big dipper   

philosophy majors should be tossed into a volcano by Barbara Genova

CW: Violent Imagery


at nineteen i got the fear of being pushed in front of an incoming subway train

i took precautions, stayed very still held my breath watched the yellow dots

some guy told me it was a twisted desire

like the private hope it would happen

or, the urge to hurt others spun into the opposite direction

don't know why i said nothing

a few years down the line it made the papers

total lamb got pushed

by a total stranger

whoosh



Barbara Genova (she/her/they) is the pen name of a public person who changed her mind. Poetry written as Barbara has been published / is forthcoming at The Daily Drunk, surfaces.cx, Anti-Heroin Chic. She can be found on Twitter @CallGenova and on Instagram @thebarbaragenova


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