Mela Blust is a moonchild, and has always had an affinity for the darkness. She is a poet, a painter, a sculptor, and a jeweler. She has been writing poetry since she was a child. Her work has appeared in Isacoustic, Rust+Moth, Anti Heroin Chic, Califragile, Tilde Journal, Setu Magazine, and more, and is forthcoming in The Nassau Review, Rhythm & Bones Lit, The Sierra Nevada Review, and The Bitter Oleander, among others. She can be followed at https://twitter.com/melablust.