Poem by Gessy Alvarez
I birthed no humans I faked my virtue - I feared the world I kissed forked tongues - I killed honey bees I hid cigarette burns - I held back screams I cried for nothing - I craved the respect I licked the grass
About the photo: From the exhibit “Guillermo Del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio” at the Museum of Modern Art. March 2022. Photo by Gessy Alvarez.
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