Poems & Essays

15 Jun


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Some deranged
has invaded my body,
baked cupcakes,
watched a whole
little league game
without once looking
at her phone,
wrote two hundred
Thank you notes and
a bouncy castle
with a single breath,

all while I was
lying on the couch,
cigarette in hand,
waiting for my pink toenails
to dry.


Natasha Garrett is a higher education professional and a mother of one boy, among other things. Originally from Macedonia, she lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she writes personal essays and poetry on the topics of bilingualism and living across cultures.

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