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S/O To Ja Rule

by Shy Watson

ja rule & i both 
know how 
to crush
very intensely

in “mesmerize”
rule states,
“i’m gettin anxious
but patiently waiting for you”
& i feel that
to the core

i took a video of myself
smoking weed & singing along
to this, but no one liked it 
within the first four minutes
so it was deleted

i was wearing only underwear 
& was scared that someone would
report me 

ashanti
is one of the only women
whose voices
i can recreate

i accidentally left 
photobooth recording
for over two hours

then watched myself
like a voyeur

as i put up my tapestry

& danced in my room
all alone

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