words keep crawling gurgling screams clawing up the back of my throat they can’t get past my teeth snarling through smiles no one can see every vicious poisonous flower on my tongue i’m trying to dig you out of my system you grew too deep i can’t uproot you without destroying the foundation i was built upon your namesake sits in the pit of my belly warm and smooth and broken in
Amy Williamson Amy Williamson is a graduate student of Youngstown State University and a student of fiction in the Northeast Ohio MFA program. She is the currently vice-President for YSU’s online literary journal Jenny Magazine. In her spare time, Amy practices her insomnia by never falling asleep before 2 AM, stalks Sebastian Stan across Instagram, and takes too many selfies with her cats. She’s an avid reader and a huge Cleveland Indians baseball fan. She can be found on Twitter as @hikomokushi.