The phone rings

The incoming phone call is for

Amy

The phone rings

“Sarah it’s for you”
The phone rings

It’s for

Pascal

Maggie

Justine

Mode

Christine

Angelina

Sylvie

Roxie

Sasha

12 girls

11 calls

The phone rings

It’s for Sarah again

12 girls

12 calls

The phone no longer rings

I just stare at it

I wait

It’s midnight

12 girls

0 calls

I linger

I fall asleep

Him

Is what I whisper

I always tend

to dream of him

The phone rings

“It’s for you”

As she takes the phone

She says

Getting no message is also a message

I ignore her

I count again

12 girls

1 call

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