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About fiercemissc

Twenty-something Geordie girl living and working in Hong Kong. Young, free and single and making the most of it.

Baggage

About me: I go away on holiday Independently And Emotionally all the shit I carry with me always with me always weighing down so inconveniently Is left behind, like the water bottles they ban on the way to planes.  Firm-voiced … Continue reading

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Palms

I. For a man: I have written your name on the palms of my hands I exult sunwards and you are the first to share in the light. For another man: I have written your name on the palms of … Continue reading

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To Bosnia

To Bosnia   I have a man or rather had, a Mister from furthest Bosnia; Eastern European twang, short and sturdy, massive hands more than capable – he was a blind date. Drinks with Dracula undressing him later stocky hairy … Continue reading

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Miss Independent on the Shores of Lake Michigan

I am walking along the promenade it is 10:19am and already the Chicago sun is burning and signs flash for heatwave. Americans crowd into the yacht club, preferring to sail above the blue than walk by it. I am thinking … Continue reading

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Women Who Write

If you are anything like me you see a lady approach the mic and think these things: One) is this a poem about how hard it is to be a woman? And two)  poetry about sexual assault all starts to … Continue reading

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Anchored Boats

Anchored boats have their arms trussed behind them  like hostages sitting in the blue pool bobbing against rescue. – I feel the same way. My colour is the blue of a dark, pulling sea no longer reflecting the sky.

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Counting

I am in possession of an obsessive mind I have numbered my compulsive behaviours, tallied them to see where I fit on the spectrum One I count steps and stairs. This is not normal behaviour, I know there are 36 … Continue reading

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