I read once that Venus spins backwards
no one knows why
just accepting this fact
you will learn to treat yourself this way
no longer constantly questioning
you must struggle
this as truth
When this day comes
you will find peace
and all will be well again
About the Poet:
Meghan O’Hern is a senior English and Creative Writing major at Bradley University. Her work centers on themes of mental health, feminism, and identity. She is thankful to Writehouse Ink for reading these poems before they were ready.
Photo by D. Williams.
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