Maggie Lily
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Mayflies

A collection of poems from my book, Mayflies.

 

Mayflies was my 2017 UArts Creative Writing & Illustration Thesis of illustrated poetry about healing from childhood sexual trauma through the lens of Jungian psychology, biology, and fairy tales.

(Contains themes and allusions to childhood sexual violence and sexual curiosity, and other mature themes.)

 

Milk soup

Published in the 2017 Spring Issue of Philadelphia Stories and deemed an Editors' Choice in the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry. 

 

Nature's Wrath

A poem from my book, Mayflies, about my inherent childhood power. 

 
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Playground Slugs

This poem fondly (poorly?) remembers some old friends from recess. Featured in my book, Mayflies.