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10 Things


  1. How the match offers the flame to the wick.
  2. How the ache curls into my hips.
  3. The broken things require all my attention.
  4. The scratches on her arm and her refusal.
  5. The raw egg in the soup like a window to the bottom.
  6. How the light never seems to arrive.
  7. More than anything he wants to be obeyed.
  8. I apologize for snarling.
  9. "Chase the change!" he cheers.
  10. In the end there is so little to report.