by Ann Yang
my jaw is swollen
from holding back all the secrets
clenched between my teeth
artist: Morten Lasskogen
Ann Yang is a writer and poet based in the Bay Area. She has been published in the 2017 Inklings Anthropology and her work is forthcoming in the Summer Edition of Poetic Power 2019. Writing poetry has become an effective way for Yang to channel her emotions and thoughts. Her ultimate goal is to remind those around her of what it means to be human through her writing.