“Yes, I'm in the geish.” Reflections, in self-portraits and writing, on sacred healing spaces and the upstaging of glamor by daily routine.

On and Off Again

by Kia LaBeija

Digital Project Published on July 26, 2018

Kia, are you taking your pills?


when I feel a breeze go by.

And then one day turns into two days and two days turns into

a week and a week turns into a month and then it’s two months.

I’ve developed a knot so tight
it feels as if it may never unravel.

Woven within this knot are flashes:

So I decided to strip the glam off.

Yes, I'm in the geish

Putting on, pulling back,

seeing into the second page.

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