her, at work

she turned the corner, walking quickly,
bumped into me, stopped, stared,
smiled, and moved on;
not uncommon at the workplace.

two days later, she emailed me
with a question to which she already
knew the answer; i kindly replied with
a smiley face emoji.

three days after the email…

actually, instead, let’s fast forward
six months
to the first of 14 abortions;
what can i say; i’m fertile.

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jonathandeanrichie

Currently living in Vietnam, teaching English, fixing the world's problems.

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