What My Lovers Told Me

My lovers told me a lot of things -- mostly things about myself that I didn't realise I had or lacked thereof. Or things about themselves that I didn't anticipate or could have anticipated but chose not to. Sometimes they were just passing comments that my lovers would very soon conveniently forget but somehow they got stuck at the back of my mind.

When He Texts “Hey You”

You double tap one photo, then two. You drop a friendly comment. A few minutes later, your phone screen lights up with a text message from him -- Hey you! -- as though you're two good friends just catching up, no big deal.