EXISTENTIAL CRISIS BROUGHT FORTH BY COMPLAINING ABOUT MY BOYFRIEND
At the bar, over a basket of cheese curds,
I tell my best friend how sometimes I jokingly
refer to my partner as an emotional robot. He is not,
of course, a robot nor is he emotionless
but he is incredibly calculated and analytical,
unable (or unwilling) to be emotionally stimulated
“i quit smoking in a day and
i terrified her.
i asked her why.
because. a person that
can quit smoking in a day,
can leave behind anything
and not look back.
what she meant was,
i could leave behind
- “habits”, hafsa atique