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Fake by Molly

Fake.
Such a damning adjective.
And until now, I hadn’t realized
just how much it hurts.
What else would you have me do,
sweetheart?

All I’m doing
is trying,
buying time,
and avoiding awkward areas,
distressing situations.

You’ve got me rocking broken in the corner.
And you don’t even know.
Or seem to care.

Sitting on the other side of this fence… Read More

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