by Mary Chandler Philpott
Maybe it’s that I don’t know what it is that I want anymore; all of me that used to be me is unrolling away and out of sight; and it’s dark, it’s so dark; how did I used to wake up? Now, when I do it, I’m alone; and it is a thing of force and roughness.
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Mary Chandler Philpott is an MA student at the University of Virginia. She currently lives in Manassas with her fiancé Brandon and their puppy Edward Rochester..