I lose all willpower

by Kelly Anderson //

This piece was originally published in Issue 1: Secret Edition (Spring 2022). To see past print publications, click here.

Cake in the shower, in the driver’s seat
Buttercream on the seatbelt, playing on the radio
Cake on the bad days, cake on the Mondays
I can frost any cruel man in sprinkles
And light his advice on fire
Watch waxy smile liquefy
Happy birthday to me
As he explains how candles work