Burn

It’s working,
and so the muscles
in my abdomen
are taught.

All the easier to feel
the tightness take over
when the familiar sensation

of “don’t cry don’t cry don’t cry”
fills up my chest and takes hold
of everything I pretend to be,
to add insult to injury
and remind me.
~12/2/16

______

This is getting old.

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