Poem-a-Day November 2018 Writer’s Digest Challenge #9. Theme: Burn (Blank)

Burn the Evidence

She’d been a patient in this institution called marriage for seven years,
and when she’d finished serving her seven-year sentence,
her husband’s death having separated their flesh so his could burn,
she lit not a candle to remember him by,
but a match to forget him with.

2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 9

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