By Karina Bush

I was falling
You were too

Too similar
Our armour

Too weird
Your head

Took two years
To be strangers

For two years
I felt vital

On a pedestal
Holding you up

Karina is an Irish writer, born in Belfast and now living in Rome. She is the author of three books, ‘Brain Lace’ (BareBackPress, 2018), ’50 EURO’ (BareBackPress, 2017), and ‘Maiden’ (48th Street Press, 2016). Karina’s work has also been published by Tangerine Press, Akashic Books, Morbid Books, Ragged Lion Press, the International Poetry Studies Institute, The Nervous Breakdown, Entropy Magazine, and more. @karinabushxx

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