Human Parts
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Human Parts

THIS IS US

Beef Fat for Beauty

Two poems about fat and some thoughts about my face

Photo by freestocks on Unsplash

For years, our family has passed around this little green tube of creamy yellow paste in the wintertime.

It’s bigger than a chapstick, but still small enough to fit in a pocket. It has a mild vanilla smell and it starts out hard, but it softens and spreads the second it hits…

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Emily Kingsley

Emily Kingsley

I mostly write about animals, including the human kind. Dead or alive. Also body parts. Contact me at e.kingsleywhalen@gmail.com. She/her.

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