the eyes looked the same on the officers' faces

all trying to convey a point of feigned sadness

mixed with their more pressing truth

well, it could have been worse

the faces and the roads changed, across state lines and crashing waves

but the story is still the same

we had something that he wanted

so he took it

when they think they're being friendly — they know who they are

they are nameless, sometimes faceless but they are the same

asking for a smile

a shake

a piece of candy

in the dark crowded rooms they take but in…

Meredith Wilshere

New York native with a Boston twist, I’m a recent college graduate trying to navigate through all the changes, challenges of my early to mid to late twenties.

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