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DIY Guide to Giving In — by Lisa Eve Cheby

I can feel the give on my right wrist and must now only pretend that I am unable to exert my own will, though I know, with just the slightest tug the rope will snap and free the back of my hand from the warm wood of the post and this, the choice to stay surrendered, is the truest lie my body has spoken.
Lisa Cheby
Lisa Eve Cheby, a librarian/poet, holds an MFA from Antioch and is an MLIS candidate at SJSU. Her poems and reviews have appeared in various journals and anthologies. Her chapbook, Love Lessons from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, is available from Dancing Girl Press. Find her on Facebook and Twitter.