Jackie Wood and Lisa Kilhefner


Jackie Wood

By Lisa Kilhefner
Inspiration piece

I don’t fight at all.

Once I tried
but the punching bag looked more like a water balloon,
and one hit from him was all it took
for my ooey gooey insides to erupt
all over my red leather gloves.
I couldn’t stuff it back in,
couldn’t sew up the skin,
not even with a thousand delicate stitches.

I keep my insides outside the ring
because I can’t

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One Comment

  1. Posted March 3, 2019 at 7:57 pm | #

    The image is the perfect compliment to this writing. The writing is simple and raw and universal. Love it.

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