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Worms in the dream house. - Elizabeth Santaromita

Death’s kiss sits high on my wish list;

Like the Barbie dream house kids hope to get for Christmas.

Yet my feet remain six feet above,

while the worms eat the brain that I never learnt to love.


ELIZABETH SANTAROMITA she/her), a twenty-four-year-old published writer and Mum of one; studying English and Creative writing at Murdoch University in Western Australia. Elizabeth struggles with chronic illnesses such as endometriosis and adenomyosis and hopes to dismantle the stigma and silence surrounding them. She also identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community as a Bisexual.

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