POETRY & PROSE

THE SHAPE OF US Cover Reveal by Jacqueline Cioffa

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A collection of poems and essays celebrating all the glorious, gorgeous, empowered sisters of my soul. The survivors, rebels, outcasts, lightning rods, and quiet heroines.

For the tough as nails warrior women, I have adored, aspired, and admired. You have made me feel worthy of the sweet, soft miracle it is to be born a girl, in these fast and loud, masculine modern times.

Petals of Passion

I had the craziest dream. Sweet Gardenia blossoms grew immense enveloping firestorms and chaos, masquerading all traces of ash and burn. The intoxicating scent of sweet perfume permeated the clean air, creating nursery rows of safety bubble greenhouses. A young girl’s innocence remained pure and virtuous. Flowering freedom rained dewdrops of kindness. There were no …