May 3

Photo by Anastasia Vityukova on Unsplash

he presses a

two-minute-old

cigarette to the

nape of my

neck to re-

mind me he

thinks that

i am at his

fingertips.

sometimes

i snicker at

the ideology

that i am any

one’s for the

keeping. i

see him in

passing and

i do not act

less passive.

the…

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