I Love You [Poem] by Chris Butler

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The first time
she whispers those
three little words
into your ear

after the gift
of expensive jewels
or simultaneous orgasms,

I only reply
with a lie
and repeat the
same phrase
verbatim
because

I hate me.


Chris Butler is an anorexic starving artist. His latest chapbook, “BUMMER”, was published by Scars Publications. He is also the co-editor of The Beatnik Cowboy.

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