“let’s talk about Kevin”

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Michael Holmes


let’s talk about Kevin
and by Kevin I mean benzodiazepines

let’s talk about the puppy you gave me for my birthday
and by the puppy I mean cocaine

let’s talk about Jesus
and by Jesus I mean IED and anxiety according to DSM-IV

let’s talk about migraines
and by migraines I mean “migraines”

let’s talk about sex, baby
and by sex I mean self-loathing, baby

let’s talk about family
and by family I mean the busy intersection of Cowardly Place and Munchausen Lane

let’s not talk about love
and by love I don’t mean this rotten fucking tattoo

let’s talk about something more interesting
and by something more interesting I mean anyone but you