Spill Writing

SCRIBE (Fragment Thirty-One)

She told me she was the academic.


I spoke of my experience, and she listened. There was no exchange. No conversation.


My words were placed on the page. My words became words for her to use.


Circling in red the ones that she felt were more important.


It felt intrusive.


Whose words are these?


Is this an exchange? Is this a conversation?