Wrap the bones around it
Don’t let the bastards get you down.
You know what to do.
violet in the flames
No-one tells her that.
lit in the same places
In half an hour she’d be back entirely in her skin
the star anise room
I’ve already done worse, she told herself, and for a moment she believed it.
the growling goddess of chinatown
For one red moment she thinks she might kick the door in.
brigit with the peppermint hands
harlot, hooker, hussy, jade, jezebel, minx, mistress, scrubber, slag, slattern, slut, strumpet, succubus, tail, tart, tramp, trollop, wanto…
“You’re not squeamish, are you, Brigit?”