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How Do I Tell You?

Will You Look At Me the Same?

Beth Nintzel
If Not Romance
Published in
2 min readJan 26

I’m not sure how to tell you that you’ve ruined me for any other.
How to implore that you look at me and really see the person you so flippantly toss around and aside like a ragged doll.
Whenever I enter your home in anticipation and
you throw me against the wall,
I’d like to be offered your friendship and compassion,
as well.
Instead, you look upon me with lustful eyes
but only…