Things My Chest Feels Like Three Months After Top Surgery

An electric blanket from Target that has been plugged in for exactly forty-five seconds

The kind of preheating oven that clicks in panic to let you know it’s trying to preheat but can’t get the pilot light to stay on

The carpeted bedroom floor of a work acquaintance, briefly glimpsed while throwing one’s coat on their bed at a holiday party

The smooth unbr…

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