Cocoon

There’s room to
laugh at my unfolding
As I survey
The space between ass and thigh.
The lack
Of.
Space.

I’ve become
Soft.
Wide.
I’ve become.
Unfolding.
Anything could hide here
The traces of laughter can fit behind my knees
Or between my breasts
I recognize none of it.

(Feature Image – Instagram: @thegrnwood)

Chantal Eyong
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Chantal Eyong is a media producer and writer. Her interests are in exploring and writing about African diasporic narratives in media. She currently resides in Southern California where she is pursuing an MFA in screenwriting at University of California, Riverside.

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