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  • Mela Blust is a trauma survivor, and a mother. Since seeking publication just over a year ago, Mela's work has been nominated twice for Best Of The Net, and has appeared or is forthcoming in The Bitter Oleander, Rust+Moth, The Nassau Review, The Sierra Nevada Review, South Florida Poetry Journal, Collective Unrest, and many more. Her debut poetry collection, Skeleton Parade, is available with Apep Publications and her second collection, They Found a Woman’s Body, is available with Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. She is a contributing editor for Barren Magazine, and can be followed at https://twitter.com/melablust.

Mela Blust: Two Poems
A commercial marketplace in Bangalore made with blue ballpoint pen
Close up image of old typewriter strikers, with the word "poetry" superimposed on the bottom right corner.
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