Because there isn’t any difference between ghosts and unwanted men

by Joana Figueiredo

I let you come visit, the same way I let him watch me sleep. He stands quietly by the frame of my door, gazing, stripping me naked with his curiosity. The same way I let him do everything else he does, powerless against it, I am whispering to you, please go away.

2 thoughts on “Because there isn’t any difference between ghosts and unwanted men”

    1. Joana Figueiredo

      Thank you for your comment!
      (and for your honesty)
      It’s simultaneously bittersweet and rewarding to know that my words provoked such feelings.

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