Member since November 23, 2010 | 5,523 Readings |
April Loman (otherwise known as Brianna Bias) is a student at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Other than writing, she also enjoys singing, acting, dancing badly, and drawing glorified stick figures.
He kills me, but I love it. / As my heart crashes to the floor, / I try in vain to rise above it– / the watcher comes, breaks down the door, / …
Body parts lie scattered / across the asphalt desert / in the heat of her screams. / / My stomach stabs itself twenty-six times, / …
The Whore’s Lament
She paves her streets with discontent, / tatoos the world across bare legs, / and every night, a strange lament; / she drinks her life down to…
The End of the World
2012 is not the end of the world. / The end of the world will be / when the United States realizes / that they are not the most powerful nation....
Discount Birth Control
I just want to get this over with. / Fine, / just sign your life away on the dotted line. / Don’t forget, / we’re having a special: / give…
Subscribed by April Loman
Far worse than drowning, I think, is the fear of drowning. / It is the fear that smothers- the water’s / a release, a gentle shock. Before you…
I was born with a splinter in my chest / and I took my first steps with / the stride of a fugitive. I was born / with a heart that beat…
From an Airplane Somewhere Over the Midwest
Eventually the luminous veins / of the city give way to / the fertile dark of earth and / sky. The sun has already / punctured the tenuous / …
Near the End of Autumn
I am tripping through brambles. I hack and tear at branches. / Thorns interrogate my thighs. My bleeding / proves my innocence. I cannot be a…
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