She goes through the men in her life like she’s flipping through the pages of a comic book, and I’m here, hoping she’ll set her sights on me and stay. She says she hates me, and I wonder if that viciousness stems from a crazy love, an indomitable affection that splits her soul into two.… Continue reading
The land of the free
I moved to the West because I wanted freedom from saffron-robed false prophets and heresy spewing monks, I no longer wanted to walk squalid streets littered with drunk, paunched, corrupt policemen and starved mongrels, I no longer wanted to haggle with auto drivers who looked at women like they’d never seen them before, I no… Continue reading
In college, I asked you out when I was drunk, the spirits combining with my feeble spirit and engendering a lewd boldness, I never wanted you, but I wanted to possess you. You said yes, but we closed that chapter the next day, never spoke of it again, years later, distressed by prescription but desperate… Continue reading
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