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In case you thought this was my only body by Megan Cannella


I read somewhere

or heard somewhere

that every 7 years

all the cells of the body

are replaced.


Which would mean


the body you knew

is somewhere

on some other timeline,

in some other dream,

the construct

of some other level

of cognition

that doesn’t exist

anymore,

with no proof

it ever really did.


When I looked that up

just to be sure

my current body

doesn’t know you anymore,


the results were inconclusive


kinda like us.



 

Megan Cannella (she/her) is a Midwestern transplant currently living in Nevada. Her debut chapbook, Confrontational Crotch and Other Real Housewives Musings, is out now and available at https://linktr.ee/mcannella.You can find Megan on Twitter at @megancannella.

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