yes. I am struggling.
but of course, it isn’t always easy
to be a weirdly disfigured lemon
trying to grow
around branches of bullshit
or the ligature of a tyre swing
knowing that you’ll only ever amount to looking vaguely like genitalia
but not being nearly as sweet.
Alex Creece is a critter made of dirt and determination. She has an affinity with animals, words and art. You can contact her at www.facebook.com/alexcreecewriting if you have any gross medical stories, conspiracy theories, or fortune cookie fortunes to share.