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