The Invisible Cost

These people are small town stereotypes

Their great-grandparents were in nursery school together

They can recount who went to prom together for generations back

And divulge every intimate detail about every individual for miles around.

I’m an eighteen-year-old whose biggest accomplishment is “server of the month”

And no family except for a four year old son no one knows about

With no history save for backup vocals in a garage band from the Bronx.



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Brianna R Duffin

Brianna R Duffin


I write poetry, prose, and personal pieces. All images are mine unless indicated otherwise. Feel free to leave feedback on my work anytime; I hope you enjoy.