On Preparing For A Date I Don’t Care To Go On
I debate with myself how to dress:
casually, so as to hint at my lack of interest;
or with care, to show him the shape
of my body — the one he won’t be touching.
Rachel Nix is from Northwest Alabama. Despite an irrational fear of frogs, she’s declared herself pretty content with living in the boonies. Her work has been recently published at The Summerset Review, Spillway, and Bop Dead City; Rachel can be found at: http://chasingthegrey.com/
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