Such as This

Elian Wiseblatt

Indifferent to consequence from
all this liquor, her indecency
spilled into
his lips, his hips
his first mistake in
a list he figures
is inevitable
in an instance
such as this.

In between sheets and sin
intoxicated still and sick she
brings finger to isthmus of skin
in between breast and breast
sicker still and pink she
imagines snippets of last night,
then wishes she didn’t
not equipped to exist
in a statistic
such as this.

Elian Wiseblatt is a Creative Writing and Gender/Sexuality major at Brandeis University. Last semester, they took a class at Suffolk County Community College that reinvigorated their passion for poetry, leading to this submission - the first in well over a year.