non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: August 06, 2018

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Submitted: August 06, 2018



so no one told you you were gonna be chronic?

that's okay, grab a pen

take some notes

at least you get to find out in the flat-hand, face-slap way

how the flames lick lines into your stomach

and the muscles tear, origami paper, invisible under the skin

little inside cuts, smoky burns

try to stretch 

try to breathe

are you getting this? getting this down?

because no one else will.


how about you learn some retention for once

or just try again to stuff yourself

with straw and wheat and things that burn

and wisp quietly behind a locked door

and beside a rainsoaked window.


i'm just tired.


it just hurts.

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