Rinse Our Memories Clean



A lover’s quarrel washes over dense rocks, whooshing across her inner dynamic to toil among the pride of brokenhearted men by shaking her fists; her wrists cracked a creak in her back. She crawls through the corpses of denial, pinching her nose from the stench of selfishness. She escaped a twisted plot by bathing in the memory of her riding me.

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A couple continues to forgive each other because they're addicted to drama.

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Written on July 07, 2022

Submitted by driownu2 on July 08, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Andy Cooper

My name is Andy Cooper (not my real name). After serving in the military, I returned to Washington State and attended college. It was there that I fell in love with writing, especially writing short stories. I read everything by Raymond Carver I could find. After finishing college, I worked as a substitute teacher and a tutor. more…

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