maggie mae


I burnt the cookies again.
I was made
to survive, not bake.
I baked them for him,
with my hair curled
and heels on my feet;
my tar-covered eyelashes together.

Maggie Mae‘s blog can be found here. Her work has also appeared in Poetry Now, Conceit Magazine, Amulet, Death Head Grin, Girls With Insurance, Thunderclap Press and others.