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Updated: Aug 24, 2022

An ode to a colossal pillar of love.

Visual released from Studio Ghibi

give me your pain,

that furious waterfall,

which they inflict upon you,

so i can soak it up,

like a yolk sponge,

and take it away,

gently letting it go,

and watching it melt,

down the chrome drain

trickling slowly,

with our tears.


Alin Quinn is a disabled, mixed, queer writer and poet in the US. Their poems have been published in “Of Love and Dedication”, a Live Poets Society high school anthology, and “That Gray Zine”. When not reading or writing, they especially enjoy hanging out with their dog, playing the Sims 4, and collecting plushies. They are also currently studying social work in college.


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