I feel translucent,


like my skin


is milk and water;



I feel weightless,


like you are lifting the pain


from my bones.




Alyssa Cooper is a Canadian author, poet, and artist, currently living in Kingston, Ontario with her partner, two cats, and a Boston Terrier. She was first published in 2008, and has since authored three novels, a short story collection, and a poetry collection, as well as having had her short stories and poetry included in a number of magazines and journals, both Canadian and international. She is currently working on her fourth novel, titled Twisted, and her second poetry collection, titled Fevered Ramblings.

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