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Warm Showers

by Kim Lefort

Image of a woman's face with her eyes closed as she takes a shower.
Image credit: Nora Hutton on Unsplash


A man once told me

to take my showers cold

It’s better for the health,

he says.

But my body aches

My skin is tight

My mind shouts

and my soul sometimes forgets to breathe.

So I

Soothe the little pains

and take my showers warm


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Black and white photo of the author, Kim Lefort.
Kim Lefort


Kim Lefort (she/her) is an aspiring writer based in Montreal, Canada. Her work has been published in the McGill student journal Samizdat. She likes frogs, folklore, and urban agriculture.

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