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Andrea Gibson

My mouth is a fire escape.
The words coming out
don’t care that they are naked.
There is something burning in there.

—  Andrea Gibson, from “I Sing The Body Electric, Especially When My Power’s Out,” The Madness Vase: By Andrea Gibson. (Write Bloody Publishing September 15, 2011)

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