hey. hi. are you home? yeah, what's up? can you come outside? uhm, okay. ... she's okay now. ya know, just in case you were wondering. ... that hole you left in her chest feels... whole. ... clever, huh? NO. I refuse to romanticize heartbreak. it's not okay. it's not okay for you to walk away as I stand there and watch you while breathing foul air. it's not okay for you to come back just as the smoke is clearing up and then start a forest fire once again. it's not okay now and it wasn't okay then. it was never okay. and yes, I resent you. But ... I don't need a breathing mask anymore. The flames don't burn. The smoke doesn't cloud my eyes. I learned to take the heat. to embrace the fire. ... sighing. ... more sighing. ... Delete. Delete. Delete. Reply. ... Goodbye.