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For All That I Have Consumed (II: Pretender), Robin Sinclair


am sorry


was only real to you

was only a caricature of what was expected

was only alive for your benefit

was only pretending to be full


am sorry

didn't understand, which doesn't fix anything at all.

Robin Sinclair (they/them) is a queer, trans writer of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Their work can be found in various journals, including Trampset, Luna Luna Magazine, and Across The Margin. Find Robin at RobinSinclairBooks.com

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