nobody ever asked me if they could take pieces of my mind and inject them with parasites that would gnaw away at my every thought. nobody ever asked me if they could replace my eyes with telescopes that not only saw you as twice the man you were but also multiplied my cells into size 24 jeans that never quite did up. nobody ever asked if they could kiss me or touch me or strip me of my cotton panties, my skin, my veins, my fucking bones. nobody ever asked me why i spent three summers sewn into my bedsheets only coming up for air and sips of curdling red liquid from my mothers wine collection. nobody ever asked me if i wanted to be more, or less, or three of me.
I would have said no,
but nobody ever asked."