Marina Scott is a writer who grew up in Cornwall by the sea. They are currently based in South East London where they work remotely for a literary festival. They hold a degree in English Literature from the University of Cambridge and have published work with Antithesis Journal, SPAM Zine and Polyester Zine. They can be found @marina_scott and via Twitter @marinascott_
The fleeting image of a woman triggers memories of an abusive relationship, leaving a grieving speaker to reflect on the painful necessity of separation, in this hauntingly beautiful poem by Marina Scott.