i quit smoking in a day and
i terrified her.
i asked her why.

she said:
because. a person that
can quit smoking in a day,
can leave behind anything
and not look back.

what she meant was,
i could leave behind

- “habits”, hafsa atique

Here’s to the rubble.

A break through every window,

A casket buried six feet deep for everybody’s hero.

Here’s to our lives being meaningless,

and how beautiful it is; because freedom doesn’t have a purpose.