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a venn diagram situation

Maw Shein Win

three small scars on knuckles
make sounds in the early morning
maroon nail polish peeling back
like pages in a romance novel
this is my venn diagram situation

despising it
and urging it on
like i do when i want to come in a hurry
the intersection of two body parts
creates new territory

remnants of glitter eye shadow on two fingers
beauty as instant as coffee
actual union occurs as often as
a balanced checkbook
you have mannequin hands, he points out
it is hard to disagree
with this observation

Maw Shein Win

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