relational revisionism…

relational revisionism

an old flame
of mine
whose name
from time
to time
surfaces
in discussions
with aunt bea
always forces me
to follow
that old sage
advice
if you
can’t say something nice
don’t say
anything
at all
last night
i
merely said
she’s
creative
oh
aunt bea
said
she’s quite creative
rewrites history
every time
she opens
her mouth