child, missing,
the void of you
an open wound:

this pain, grown tired

of taking over itself,
this lack of

these spaces in between.

Silja Cheong (b. 1987) was born and raised in Finland but spent most of her twenties in Asia indulging in different cultures and identities. As a young widow, mother, artist, and law student, she finds joy in exploring and different sides of herself, always aiming out of the comfort zone.

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