HOW TO CARE FOR A COLLARBONE

MARISSA HIGGINS

 
 

the​ ​shop​ ​finally​ ​shuts
up,​ ​and​ ​i​ ​breathe​ ​her
furtive,​ ​barely​ ​coy
*
my​ ​salesgirl​ ​circles
my​ ​smallness,​ ​somehow
it​ ​sustains,​ ​survives
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when​ ​bruised,​ ​remember:
use​ ​fingertips,​ ​avoid
palms​—​expansive,​ ​brute

 

 
 

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