My Exception by Brianna Howarth


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My Exception

I didn’t mean
to write you
a bloody poem.

But that’s
what I get
for pulling out
all my teeth,

trying to show you
there are things
I can live
without.

But you
are not
one of them.



Brianna Howarth

Brianna Howarth is a senior Writing major at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She explores poetry, memoir, and flash fiction. Her work has been featured in South Jersey Magazine, the mobile app Hooked, Artemis, and Port City Review. Brianna loves alliteration, bodybuilding, the beach, and books. You can wander through her portfolio here: alliterationavenue.wordpress.com