Your body is not hurt.
A girl has died inside of your body
She is simply
She needs to leave this way
The blood will rot inside of you
and you will smell of a dead girl.
Even when you are a woman.
Wants to smell of a dead girl.
When she is a woman.
This is the period we do not talk about
For as long as i can remember,
has always been narrated this way.
Menstrual blood is d-i-r-t-y!
We are told to stay away from sharks
will attract sharks
it is your fault you have blood.
cannot blame sharks for things like
Because menstrual blood is dirty!
It is polluted with dead childhood dreams
you have been trying to
The dead weight between your legs is often mistaken for
even when hidden
Bleeding reminds you of an existence within
that even your vagina walls cannot contain
d a y s
i am bleeding another woman out.
does not end.
How do you expect me to stay the same?
why do boys not bleed like we do?
why do they not bleed into manhood?
wish someone could have said to me
NO baby your body is not:
You are a bleeding that does not heal
stitching up your
Covering it up with band-aids&apologizing