they taught them to think their bodies were disgusting, sale shameful. they could never be perfect. a little more chemicals and they could be beautiful, artificial, artifice, orifices. if you used words against them, they would get angry. the then is implied. they’d use their intuitions against you, psychoanalyze, try to dissect. nurses uniforms scrubs scrye. syncretism secretism jissom, yeah they wore their influences, their loves, on their sleeves. a mirror in disrepair, following cheesecake.