what she takes to the grave
will include more than her darkest secrets
and the lies nobody got around to discovering.
the hole her loved ones will dig for her
will be a little bit smaller than average
because of all the weight she has lost
while starving herself of me.
Josh Thompson is a poet and short story writer living in Brooklyn, NY. He bartends at night to pay the bills and searches by day for women and the strange delirium that always seems to follow. He has been published in Thick With Conviction, Drown In My Own Fears, Poetry Super Highway and has an e-book of poems available through Literary Road and ebookmall.com
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take me home