paper and pen won't do, i'll pool blood around my frame and hope to find words in my own ink. you'll stand right here and give me all the ammunition i need, carving my skin from bone as you speak, for i know this is your exit interview. i will be a skeleton of a woman, and that's just fine because at least i'll have been skinned by the handsomest man to leave this apartment. my magnum opus, i'll trace the blood with my fingers and try to write about how it felt to have your attention for a moment. you'll leave and stain the carpet with crimson footprints, but that's just fine because there will be a painting to match my poem.