By Cassandra Moss

Yes I am mired in states – 

emotional and physical – 

and yes I do favour a subdued betrayal 

over a loud one.

But don’t think you can shed your skin for me

and hide amongst the reeds again.

Don’t come over here 

with my memories 

and try to sell them back to me.

Cassandra Moss was born in Manchester, England. She moved to London to study and subsequently worked in the film and ELT industries. She now lives and writes by the Irish Sea. Her writing has appeared in numerous journals, including 3 am Magazine, Squawk Back, Posit, Sunspot Lit, KAIROS, The Bangalore Review, The Closed Eye Open, and is forthcoming in Drunk Monkeys.

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