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Circuits and Switches

I WANT TO TURN YOU off, because you turn me ON. I want to flip a switch and dim your light, ditch the thought of your gaze sliding by. But every time I close my eyes your lips brush mine. My head’s a sound-board feeling water-boarded tears tapping behind my lids like a scrubber swiping left on our forgotten fantasies. You cracked my circuitboard so now I only see in sepia hear in sorrow feel in fragments a mere shadow of the void you left. In stereo. In me.

Circuits and Switches

I WANT TO TURN YOU off, because you turn me ON. I want to flip a switch and dim your light, ditch the thought of your gaze sliding by....