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"Untitled" by Raquel Ndirangu

It all crumbles when I exhale

The salt washing away my sins

Cleansing the body I call home

Softly, swiftly, swaying

In & out

Above or below

Through but ever so near

My watery blanket

Of love, denial, fear, and guilt

I feel at home



Raquel Ndirangu, senior (class of 2022), is an aspiring singer and songwriter. When Ndirangu isn't writing new lyrics or poetry, she can be found playing guitar, doing theater, or enjoying true crime. Ndirangu plans to attend Salisbury University in the fall to pursue a degree in music education.

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