biting back—Marisca Pichette

with each step
the world we left behind
into ghosts.

We Draw Blood
to remind ourselves
of the fires we built


Marisca Pichette is a queer creator of monsters and mischief. More of her work appears in Strange Horizons, Fireside Magazine, Fusion Fragment, Vastarien, Baffling Magazine, PseudoPod, and PodCastle, among others. Find her on Twitter as @MariscaPichette and Instagram as @marisca_write. Website:

photo by Cassi Josh (via unsplash)