Issue 2

Addressing her inner voices

by Shannon Kenny

I have a thick skin
but the patriots and bigots
are wearing it thin.
The blood of the world is all over my phone
and laptop
and my kid’s waking up.
Be nice, assholes
I’ve got a day to get through.

Shannon Kenny is a writer and actor from Durban, South Africa. She and her family love to laugh. And eat bitter chocolate.