For A & D
Last night we got drinks and she told me
how a young man of a boy
got aggressive at 17 and took it too far
and felt really bad seconds after.
She was 14 then and she’s 22 now.
Violent sex like little else
makes me aware of the blood in my face.
Tonight she slurred just to enough to give away
how fucked up she got moments before
I arrived in the driveway with pizza.
Some man paying for her time
and a little boy making her feel worthy
while her mom is getting kicked out;
she peed on the sidewalk and I looked away.
I guess it’s good
if my heartbreak