Coping Mechanisms

At the edge of the apocalypse, we all make jokes
about it being the apocalypse, we all carry

hand sanitizer in little bottles to trivia night at the bar
and then, after we high five, give our red, ravaged knuckles

a squirt and we can’t help but notice how the drunk girl
who gives us a high five puts her dirty mitts all over

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storyteller. sap. strange creature. they/them pronouns.

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Phoebe North

Phoebe North

storyteller. sap. strange creature. they/them pronouns.