by Mary Letain
I thought -
the subtle anti love letter.
After every storm I am clearing them from gunk-matter.
Torn and buckled petal-flags holding water,
catch my eye and dissolve.
Their ironed out, wet, and petulant peeling patterns feel more like a goodbye
than any amicable whisper.
Mary Letain is a visual artist and writer from Brisbane, Australia. Focusing on a fractured womanhood, Letain translates this experience, through the narration of the abject, the volatile, and the unknown feminine. Letain is involved in various community projects, including “The Tundish Review”, and has exhibited locally and interstate.
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