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She liked me to have my hand around her throat. She said that it made her feel safe, like there was no way anyone could her hurt because I had her life in my hands.
Andrew Richard Franco
I don t know who I’ve been basing my life on, but whoever it is, he must not exist—because I haven’t felt alive since you left.
Andrew Richard Franco
Anyone who has put themselves in more crowded areas than empty spaces has had trouble looking at their self in the mirror. I know this because I have spent a lot of time looking at mirrors lately. And not one has shown me what I look like.
Andrew Richard Franco
You left your toothbrush at my house. I haven’t thrown it away. But this morning, I mistakenly used it. And now I can’t get the taste of you out of my mouth.
Andrew Richard Franco
That night, I fucked her. But till this day, I’m not sure who she was fucking.
Andrew Richard Franco
when she broke the silence,
she would find out how
much noise it took
for me to keep
quiet
Andrew Richard Franco, dividing math class
When I said that I would wait for you, I had a suitcase packed. So if you never came, it would always seem like I were moving on.
Andrew Richard Franco
There is no other explanation for the desire to kill yourself—you just want to go home.
Andrew Richard Franco
If I come back to you, do you promise not to understand me this time? Do you promise just to be fucked up too?
Andrew Richard Franco
i stopped
writing
poetry
when i began
fucking you
Andrew Richard Franco