I lived with an arsonist, Keith
burning down hotels on Route 1.
I didn’t know it until I saw his face on the news.
I didn’t know that she was an arsonist too,
burning the house,
igniting the past in hot flames.
was an arsonist of the worst kind,
causing my heart to burn
the greatest fire of all.
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