Our lives

Our lives

are inexplicably connected

and I hate that


Every corner

I attempt to turn

your face

lingers, leering

with kindness and hesitation


I scrub myself

clean each time

emotions, face, body



afraid of you

your continued power

what I became

how I get free


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