Nothing. Wants you hear.
Can you hear it quietly heaving.
Underneath the cicadas.
Can you hear it quietly retching.
What if. It knew.
Doesn’t matter when. Wasn’t you.
But what if. It knew.
About the Author
Nathalie Camerlynck is a PhD student at the University of Sydney in translation studies. Her writing has appeared in theEEEL and The Big Smoke.