RENAY

SPECTRE

vicky haunts me still
scarecrow, I called her behind her back
her ugliness fascinated me
made me beautiful by contrast

I never gave her my time
or my hand-me-down-dresses

she asked to be my friend
but her stringy hair offended me

we never
went to lunch
saw a movie
traded gossip
shared a secret

I never asked her
to forgive my unkindness
but she fucked my husband

so I guess we're even
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