Squinty Eyes

The one thing

I can say that has changed

Since the day long ago

On which my innocence was lost

Is that my eyes no longer squint close when I smile or laugh

I don’t know when this quirk disappeared

I only just realized

The girls

The ones

I want

Have stopped

Commenting on it

Now

I don’t know

And

Can’t help

Wonder

What else

Has

Gone

Published by Bryan Aiello

Raised on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Bryan served in the Army, graduated from the University of South Florida and now calls Brooklyn home. For more of his fiction and updates on his podcasts, follow him on Twitter: @bryaiello and Reddit: /u/voyage_of_roadkill.

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