Tag Archives: Raemae Kok

a game, to start us off

let’s play a game: i will tell you two truths and one lie: 1. The night that phone call sawed us in half, I woke up every ten minutes, my hands curled around the chains you’d left behind – what … Continue reading

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I Never Got a Pet Fish Because

i built a bridge with you last July, and together we patched up all the little parts of me you broke brain heart assorted veins liver for a while, i thought we might survive the flood – a man knocked … Continue reading

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an improper burial

do you know about every romantic movie and how there is always that scene where the main character goes ‘fuck it’ and kisses her one true love even though there are a zillion reasons why she shouldn’t? one could be … Continue reading

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in which there is a decided difference between a house and

a home – our two burning heads bent together, a roof over hands and feet pressed against each other, a blueprint of unfinished hearts look at what is left of that shanty house: my blank body and clay handprints from … Continue reading

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#trainwreck

he only wants so little, as much flesh as he can fit in his palm. he only takes as much of me as he can see and lust has clouded so much of his sight that he takes almost nothing. … Continue reading

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here comes the battering ram

you still ache from the last time he put a hole through your body just a drink, a couple of words and then bam you are a zombie. you are something they speak of only in song. you are a … Continue reading

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stress eating

they tell me that the month after you left, i grew so pale and thin they were afraid i was going to disappear they tell me that i didn’t eat, that it was like i was starving myself in your … Continue reading

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