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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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    [content] => Cia is a top 15 winner in the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2018, as well as a top 15 winner in 2017, and was a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2016. She is also 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. 
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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.