Jul/Aug 2021

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Andrea Bianchi

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On Resignation

The success of a relationship isn't defined by its length," he postulated a few weeks, then a few years later as he flew away across the ocean again and again, returning from months-long itineraries with long lists of apologies, promises, invitations to dinner at our old favorite restaurants, then enticements to his bed. His old, familiar kiss wetting the lips. A new technique, acquired between foreign sheets, swirling between the legs.