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Loose Woman


Took off the halo

Like me better as myself


Loose woman

Heart wrapped tight


in delusion.  The wind

Heard kept secrets.


That shattered you

& your illusions


A lovely past

Passed away


Do you mourn my innocence?

I mourn your kindness.


Undeserving, home alone

His socks atop my fridge


Karma dripping

from my lids.


JGT is an artist and writer who is intrigued and inspired by the city of New Orleans. Stars and grandmothers are closest to her heart, but she usually ends up writing about men. She recently released a chapbook, Heartworm.  You can read more of her poetry here!  You can also see both Julia and her work featured in our recent piece on rising women poets in New Orleans! 

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