darling, it was never easy.
i let him drain all of the milk & honey
out of my veins, it was no trouble, really.
it didn’t even hurt. i mean, you should’ve
seen the other guy, all shook up & i just
said, “so, when’s lunch?" after sex, of course.
Stephanie Valente lives in Brooklyn, NY. She has published Hotel Ghost (Bottlecap Press, 2015) and has work included in or forthcoming from Danse Macabre, Nano Fiction, and Black Heart. Sometimes, she feels human. http://stephanievalente.com