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    [post_content] => Under cover of night, slowly, slightly,
line by line, from the very tips
of our little fingers,
we begin to carve into the skin,

line by line, from the very tips,
we draw in red cracks.
We begin to carve into the skin
across the lower back, the hips,

we draw in red cracks
under cover of night, slowly, slightly,
across the lower back, the hips
line by line, from the very tips.
    [post_title] => Stretch Marks
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    [title] => Cia Mangat
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    [content] => Cia is a commended poet in  the Riddle Me This Poetry Challenge on The Poetry Society's Young Poets Network, and a runner-up in the BBC Proms Poetry Competition 2017. She was also a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2016; her poem can be found in the commended anthology.
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Stretch Marks

Cia Mangat

Under cover of night, slowly, slightly,
line by line, from the very tips
of our little fingers,
we begin to carve into the skin,

line by line, from the very tips,
we draw in red cracks.
We begin to carve into the skin
across the lower back, the hips,

we draw in red cracks
under cover of night, slowly, slightly,
across the lower back, the hips
line by line, from the very tips.