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The Things That Destroy Me

by Michelle Kubilis


1.
Her name slips past his lips
after they had been on mine.

2.
He says she won’t let go
but his hand is holding tight.

3.
I catch him smiling at her pictures.
“Just good memories, that’s all.”

4.
She thinks she’s better for him.
He agrees.

5.
The break-up.
An ex for an ex.

6.
Him
& her.

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Polarity

by Michelle Kubilis


I had known it the whole time
our love wouldn’t fade like sunlight through trees
It was a lie when I told you that
we were stretched thin – an emptiness searching for hope.

we were stretched thin – an emptiness searching for hope.
It was a lie when I told you that
our love wouldn’t fade like sunlight through trees.
I had known it the whole time