somewhere between

somewhere between
the picture listing in
The Real Estate Book
and the second
mortgage, they
have built a home,
welcomed his first
cousin, twice
removed, survived
an affair, and given up
on the swollen door
that scrapes the
floor only during
through it all, they
had a nonverbal
agreement to prioritize
the house’s image,
to uphold those
first impressions
, that
white picket fence,
from the
honeymoon viewing



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