Dusk - Sophia Falco

At dusk the demons

consume the hues

of pink, orange, and red

that streak the

horizon like messy

paintbrush strokes,

but what remains on the

corner of their mouths

is the colour red

like lipstick

or blood


Sophia Falco is the author of her debut poetry chapbook: The Immortal Sunflower (UnCollected Press, 2019), a winner of The Raw Art Review Poetry Chapbook Contest. Falco graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Santa Cruz along with the highest honors in the Literature Department. Her poems have appeared in The Poetry Matters Project, Tiny Seed Literary Journal, Indolent Books, Wingless Dreamer, The Beautiful Space, among other journals. She has been living with bipolar disorder for nearly a decade, but that has not stopped her from achieving her dreams!


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