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Sick Days

July 17, 2018
By un_named DIAMOND, Olympia, Washington
un_named DIAMOND, Olympia, Washington
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piles of unwashed clothes
in front of bloodshot eyes
cast comforting shadows
of friends built from levis

the cost of a sick day
is a bed with blankets hung
as isolation laughs with a
red cough drop painted tongue

The author's comments:

You know when it's really late and for a second you think a pile of clothes is a person? I wanted to write about that, and also the isolation that comes with staying in my room all day. 

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