Trigger Warning: Eating Disorders & Related Thought Patterns
crackers give me a knowing
smile i can’t refuse:
just one bite won’t hurt
you can stop whenever you like --
i wish i had taken up smoking, it’d be easier
to quit the faceless, than it is
to tell a school of goldfish to stop staring
because i can swallow no more —
funny, how it was once easy for people
to swallow fish and starch —
now it’s simpler to swallow
pride, tail and all.
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