find the scrapheap. 1998 hardtop jeep wrangler, lapis blue — more of a dirty yves klein now — but really, any old car works. tear it to pieces. scrap metal of the gods. stack armour on armour on skin. chrome grill on car door on collarbone. shred the passenger seat — remember that? where you stuck your tongue down my mouth and came out sticky, licking honey off your teeth — turn it to sawdust.

bury yourself. six feet under in someone else’s body. emerge in the desert, half human half mad coyote fury, all snarl-spit-jowl-bones. heat to 450º, stick yourself in the oven. bake until bone dry. i’ve done the same.


Steph is a Taiwanese-Canadian high school student. She is a contributor for Ascend Magazine. Aside from writing, she enjoys pretending to be in shape and petitioning for a dog. She tweets @halethos.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s