Written by Caroline Rock.
Graphic by Emma Robinson.

On a night when you can’t seem to think straight

Tears wash away a layer of your face

Revealing someone you thought you’d outgrown

To show you for, maybe, the person you really are

A girl

Trying to grow up

Crawling in your own skin each day 

Until finally you can’t stop scratching at the pink creature you’ve found yourself to be

A girl who wants to run away

Were you really growing up at all?

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