Scylla and Charybdis

Life is short, but we foolishly disregard that for ambitious, complicated, aggressive romance. Is this a trick we play on love or ourselves? And furthermore, can anyone be too smart for love? Too unwilling to crumble? I try to remember how quickly it fades, if I can. I hold onto movie music and repeat learned lines, choreograph dances under the sheets, bite your lip until it’s over. It will almost always be over until it is.


One response to “Scylla and Charybdis

  1. I never want to be that smart.

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