Octavos

Once, an Orchid by Avra Margariti

Her anatomy, yours to catalogue
On cream paper, in iron gall ink
The soft parts, the harsh truths
Everything becomes one
Under the botanist’s watchful gaze

Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels

Author

  • Avra Margariti is a queer Social Work undergrad from Greece. She enjoys storytelling in all its forms and writes about diverse identities and experiences. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Vastarien, Asimov’s, Liminality, Arsenika, Glittership, and other venues. You can find her on Twitter @avramargariti.

    Avra Margariti avra.margariti@gmail.com

Avra Margariti

Avra Margariti is a queer Social Work undergrad from Greece. She enjoys storytelling in all its forms and writes about diverse identities and experiences. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Vastarien, Asimov’s, Liminality, Arsenika, Glittership, and other venues. You can find her on Twitter @avramargariti.