In an overheated room at midnight

February 15, 2017
By ShirleyZhou SILVER, Easthampton, Massachusetts
ShirleyZhou SILVER, Easthampton, Massachusetts
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We lay together in an overheated room
dark, empty, full of nostalgia
The ringing in my ears
Kept humming, like manic bees

A long horn was heard
Predators started their hunts
The rabbit shivered
Short tail, red eyes

"I wish I were a lesbian," you suddenly said
A spark of light came and died
The air pressure was low
The spinning in my head couldn't stop

I wished --
I wished I could stand still against the long shadow
Become an idiot, a narcissist,  even a liar
Oh Babe, how I wished to be like them
How I hoped tomorrow was another life
 



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