he says to me, and yes! i think of the in-between,
the chapter-fillers, the details that make the reader
bond with the character, see something familiar in her,
want her to succeed...
but i'm still waiting for my plot twist, the reveal,
the deep love, the climax, the moral, the resolution
of the pain and conflict and darkness...
but no, it's only me, making tea, sending a letter,
looking for work, reading too many books.