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a brief coming together of bodies

<p>4:00am awake, i turn to you selfish in seeking your touch because, of course, you sleep. 4:01am arms around each other like scared teenage girls (girls?) doing that “i don’t want to treat you the way a boy would treat you but also i feel that i must touch you” thing. 4:02am you kiss my [&hellip;]</p>

4:00am
awake, i turn to you
selfish in seeking your touch
because, of course, you sleep.

4:01am
arms around each other like scared teenage girls (girls?)
doing that “i don’t want to treat you the way a boy would treat you
but also i feel that i must touch you” thing.

4:02am
you kiss my forehead gently
i fucking love that
if a tree smiles in the woods and there’s no one around to—

4:03am
if i’m in the woods and i smile and there’s no one—

4:04am
if i go into the woods with the express purpose to smile,
will there still be no one—

4:05am
you turn over asleep
i turn back too awake.

 
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2022 EDITION FIVE 'VOULEZ-VOUS' AVAILABLE NOW!

Edition 5 is all dolled up, adorned with student art, pretty words and scandelous hot-takes. Read it now!

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