Author name: Melissa Davilio

Melissa Davilio is a self-taught poet and short fiction author.  She is a domestic violence survivor and awareness advocate, and resides in Bristol, Conn., with her husband, James, and their furry family.  More of her work can be viewed on her website.

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Saving Grace

Reading Time: 11 minutes Blood pooled from the inside arch of her right foot, leaving a watery trail of droplets behind her.