An excerpt from the poem “Wedged.”
Can I still be my new self here,
freshly fired girl of clay,
or will their haunted silence crack me,
rip my stitches into fray.
You will experience more of this powerful poem of parental estrangement and escaping the cycle by Caity-Shea in February.
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Staff Literary Associate at Halcyon Theatre
Caity-Shea Violette is a writer and actor based in Chicago, IL. She holds a BFA in Theatre with an emphasis in Acting from the University of Minnesota- Duluth and is a graduate of the St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists. Caity-Shea is passionate about sharing the stories of women, particularly survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, by creating new work for the stage and page. She is a company member and the staff Literary Associate at Halcyon Theatre.