Matilda Mind

Meet Matilda, meekest
of mighty creatures,

resting target heart for
rule book monsters
,

and along comes hunchback
shadow, to shield her wings
from chalk dust spiders,

a storm cellar in
rosebud skin
,

only rose standing
with no stem.

image: https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/roald-dahl-villains-discipline/

image: https://www.deviantart.com/johnpohlman/art/Matilda-and-Trunchbull-328144910

2 thoughts on “Matilda Mind

  1. I have a poem sitting in drafts.. Making Pippi. I yet to post it .. i was hoping to find the pic of me dressed as pippi longstocking, age 8. And then again.. it kinda mocks me.. the poem. May be too personal to share.

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