why can’t we just be friends? why can’t i just continue to put my penis in you? why can’t you exist in a sphere with no emotions? why can’t you just be my mommy? why can’t you just take it, hard? harder? why can’t you just let me take care of you? why can’t you just need me all the time for everything but actually not too much? why can’t you forget the weight of a word like love? why can’t you suspend truth? let’s play.
Michele McDannold is the author of Stealing the Midnight from a Handful of Days, a book of poetry available from PUNK HOSTAGE PRESS. She was the Editor-in-Chief at Red Fez Publications for five years and is currently the editor/publisher at Citizens for Decent Literature. She has an extensive collection of flannel and rubber chicken heads. For more, please visit michelemcdannold.com.