No one can fully understand the dissolution of marriage outside of the couple. The little ways that couples cut and cut and cut at each other are too individualized. Yet this song was such a deep embodiment of my feelings about my marriage at the time.
Liz Declan is a queer single mom living in Philadelphia with her hurricane of a daughter and two pretty normal dogs. She teaches literature and writing at several universities in the Greater Philadelphia Area and is getting her MFA in Nonfiction at Bennington College. She is a features reader for The Rumpus, and her work has appeared in Paper Darts, Entropy Mag, Split Lip Mag, and Cosmonauts Avenue. You can find her work at lizdeclan.com.