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Megan Collins

The Comedian’s Tears

I couldn’t help
but see them
as translucent bullets
loaded
into the chambers
of her eyes,

couldn’t help
but think
that to blink
would be
to pull the trigger,

to prove
that some wounds
can make
even comedians
cry.

Megan Collins is a writer, teacher, and editor who lives in Connecticut.