Posts by Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Cartwheel photo
May 10, 2021 | Poetry

Cartwheel

Sarah Fawn Montgomery

 

I am afraid of a heart
above a head, inversion
willing erasure, the body
surrendering to gravity, violence
a chance some call skill
but only because a girl is great
when she risks

Hug Your Mad photo
December 29, 2020 | Nonfiction

Hug Your Mad

Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Mama says mad freezes your face, so little girls with feelings be careful. Anger shows ugly over time, lines between your brows or pulling down the corners of your mouth. Girls should smile, say