don’t share another – new normal
don’t gripe another – women fired, burned out, give me self-care, self-loathing, self-annihilation
already, enough. to burden a best friend, dreamed of best friends. to bear loads that shouldn’t be shouldered, to wait. and wait on waiting. and wait on anticipation while doom closes in each nightfall. of, this is forever, now. this is always the next today.

of i’m tired. but, you mustn’t be. others are worse off. so, sadness and malaise and fatigue aren’t worthy. who is worthy, we are all dying. dying and the drought

the drought