Sunburn Affairs by Imogen L. Smiley (Lucent Dreaming Issue 9)

Our meetings may be fleeting,
But each moment’s worth the pain.
No amount of aloe soothes
The marks your nails left on my skin
Until tomorrow:
Yours, always,

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Lucent Dreaming is an independent creative writing magazine publishing beautiful, imaginative and surreal short stories, poetry and artwork from emerging authors and artists worldwide. Subscribe to Lucent Dreaming now, support us on Patreon and follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram

Imogen. L. Smiley (she/her) is a twenty-three-year-old writer from Essex, UK. She has anxiety, depression, and an endless love of dogs.

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