Poetry & Art

Self sabotage is just cognitive dissonance

I don’t confront the predator; instead I run away, 


dying before knowing running was what made me prey.




The ghost of me flails aimlessly, longing to fight back.


I could have, should have, fought the monster.


I let it attack.

by Ria Mavinkurve

Hi, my name is Ria! I'm a senior at Barnard College of Columbia University, currently living in Manhattan.

I've always enjoyed writing and aim to express feelings and inspire others through poetry. My biggest inspirations for my poems are the "a-ha" moments that I experience, the fairy lights in my room, and words that I simply think just sound good together.

Thanks for checking my writing out! For project inquiries, shoot me an email at riamavin@gmail.com. :)

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