Stories tagged hair

A Fracas In The Memory Palace

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I gentled you, unworded you......

The Beauties Abandon You

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When muscle tone and joint strength/ join the absent attributes, you’ll slump/ within your favorite chair and wonder/ what became of you, once fiercely vertical?

The Beauties Abandon You

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The skin will stay but you won’t see it,/ camouflaged by creases, tags, and curious/ deposits of renegade fat and pigment.

Hair

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I had a temperature of 105 degrees. I lost all my hair.

My Pretend Husband

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That shirtless guy looks like the man I almost married. I can almost feel that beard sanding my inner thighs again.

How Things Fall Apart

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The leaves/ seek reunion with the ground// and leave the oak tree naked/ in December’s cold.

A Fracas in the Memory Palace

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I sat you down, took your hand; gentled, kissed, and unworded you.

The Facts of This Life as Its End Approaches

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The knees remind you: you are old,/ and broken, and unlikely to improve