I’m trying to sift between
and something imperceptible
that slightly wet and malleable sand that’s best for making sandcastles
cream sauce that’s been in the fridge overnight
or that mixture of glue, flour, and water for papier-mâché that’s too thick
to work properly
Something like him mansplaining the non-existent friendzone to you
while you’re sitting on his face for the second time tonight,
and the third time in as many days
something like her messaging you on Facebook to break up with you when she has
your phone number
or trying to decide if you should hold his hand or wait for her to hold yours
is it too early to call her?
3 on the Kinsey scale
2nd Presidential year
or when your phone is at 50% and your charger is ripping apart
Perhaps it’s something like falling asleep on the way home
or highway hypnosis
the blinds that come with your house
a sheet of ice on your windshield
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