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Poem by Juliette Sebock

Amicable


We talk about exes

who we left on friendly terms,

and those—usually just one—

who we'd take all over again

in an instant.


Even though we know

there's no use in hoping

for a reconciliation,

we can't help but

fantasise about them


in a daydream

merged with memories

and wondering

if they'd be game

if they only knew

that we,

most definitely,

would be.




Juliette Sebock is the author of Mistakes Were Made and has work in publications including Royal Rose Mag and Cauldron Anthology. She is the editor-in-chief of Nightingale & Sparrow and runs a lifestyle blog, For the Sake of Good Taste. When she isn't writing (and sometimes when she is) she can be found with a cup of coffee and her cat, Fitz. She can be reached at her website and across social media at @juliettesebock. She is a regular contributor of Marías at Sampaguitas.

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