I wandered the dark hallway of memory trying
to find the moment I stopped wanting you
girl slimy and new in my arms
you latched onto me
needle tears stung my eyes
scissor hands cut us apart.
the pure white walls your father his chair began to bleed into each other pain pressing my head into the belly of my pillow oh no they said time to mother the mother so the room birthed darkness magnesium flowed ice cold through my veins where is he I asked I need to get home to my son he needs me not the girl not the girl no they said no