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La Timide.

I should have done things differently. I should have imposed myself as a tyranny of femininity; instead I let you be free. Perhaps what you have mistaken my distance as indifference. But I did not want to bother you. I am so fond of you; I thought silence would do you a welcome service from all the pretty little birds that squawk your name without meaning it.

I should have been a cunt. I should have screamed and nagged and told you this wouldn't do.


But I was considerate. I was good; I kept quiet and I waited.

Just another notch in your belt I watched you take off.


I wanted you to understand what I hide with my smile.


But you don't. You won't and you never gave a fuck, so long as I was there when you called.

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