The damage has been done

I looked at you foolishly through rose tinted glasses

an aggressive flush seen as a hue of innocence across your cheeks

but you stamp on flowers to keep yourself in the sunlight

basking in the glow with no remorse for the wilted.


Faye is currently a third year student at the University of Worcester. Her work has appeared in the online magazine Mookychick and journal TheDrabble. She also contributed to the online project Poetry and Covid. She can be found at @FayeAlexandraR1 on Twitter and via her online portfolio

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