By. Tanya Kathleen Fader

reaching for the pale
in of darkness
I’m glad I found the
shadow that so long
burnt my soul
so glad I danced
with it long enough
to understand I am
so fortunate to
see the murder of
my soul before it
came to be
my sister doesn’t
justice is a flower
never bloomed

Tanya Kathleen Fader has degrees in English Literature and Psychology. Fader’s vocals and writing are used in independent film and music; her writing has also appeared local zines, anthologies, and she was a selected poet for the Word on the Street Literary Festival. Fader lives in Vancouver, Canada and is working on her second novel. To view Tanya’s Myspace click