Lana Marilyn

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Lana C. Marilyn is an interdisciplinary literary artist and writer of Afro-Caribbean descent from Brooklyn, NY whose practice includes zinemaking, collage, audio, and performance. She is a grantee of the Brooklyn Arts Council and Citizens Committee for New York City on behalf of The Lit Exhibit, an independent curated literary program which she hosts annually. When not writing, she likes to cry in her spare time and overshare her feelings on Twitter (@cinniie) and Instagram (@cinnxessa). For more of her work, visit


Cover Photo: In this photograph, we see purple thunderstorm clouds churning above dark mountains. The clouds are lit up from within, as if lightning just struck or is about to strike.
you can run but you can’t hide

This poem was written by Lana C. Marilyn in a 12-Month Poetry Collection Generator taught by Angel Nafis.

Dec 09, 2021