[Poetry] Bully

You thought you could kill me?
With your words as sharp as knives
And the venom dripping from your lies,
Well I’m sorry to disappoint,
But I won’t roll over and die.

© Jade M. Wong 2017 Continue reading “[Poetry] Bully”


[Poetry] Breathing

I start to erase your words from my skin.
I’ve come too far to let you win.
I will not succumb to your malevolence.
I will fight your hatred with my kindness.

© Jade M. Wong 2016 Continue reading “[Poetry] Breathing”

[Flash Fiction] The Final Act of Defiance

She switched out the delicate white wedding gown for the black lace dress with the high bodice. Because this was far from a wedding. This was a funeral, as far as she was concerned, a funeral where she would lay her identity, her freedom, to rest.

The silence in the wedding hall when she stepped out from the grand double doors was resounding. Numerous pairs of eyes swept up and down her body, from her dark hair sloppily tied in a bun, to her meek bouquet of pale blue hydrangeas, to her bare feet. Continue reading “[Flash Fiction] The Final Act of Defiance”