Kate Porch


There’s a boy.
You may call him whatever you like.
When he tries to love a woman
her hair clings to his wet palms
like cobwebs.
She leans into him, but her inhales
sound like a low hissing; her hands
slip under his shirt and his skin wilts away
from her fingertips
like falling petals.




Kate Porch is a 23-year-old daywalker and writer from Miami, Florida. She holds a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida and her work is forthcoming in an issue of Black Fox Literary Magazine. Kate currently lives in Thailand where she is working as an elementary school teacher. She is enamored with faeries and ghosts, and is always searching for eclectic bars and cafes to haunt while she works on perfecting her latest drafts.