Remapping 1 - 'Whisper My Name'

 

each stitch was a body wound

you felt & traced years into     like

an antique camcorder you peer

low & hard & inside

 

your fingerprints are all

over yourself in the end shaping

shapeliness beyond recognition

a wine bottle of veiled origins

 

we were known by the colour

of our hair but it’s always fleeting

speech marks effective tattoos

 

you’ll creep from the gloom like

a stationary china doll then

nothing will happen then

actions feel too simple too

open to interpretation then

 

artwork – ‘whisper my name’ by sarah mcewan

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