She stopped being painless.
New times have taught her words that hurt,
that do not allow
for unpunished human exploitation.
She does not only defend herself.
She does not allow for defamation,
she copes with reality
She is not soundless.
Sometimes she will shout something,
She is not colorless
even when she is silent
– with her eyes she can say
About the contributor: Eliza Segiet graduated with a Master’s Degree in Philosophy, completed postgraduate studies in Cultural Knowledge, Philosophy, Arts and Literature at Jagiellonian University. Author’s works can be found in anthologies and literary magazines worldwide