“I’d Be You, If I Weren’t Already Me” by Carly Foulkes

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Sometimes it’s like I’m two different people and we’re just going to all the same places. I have to ask her every time we order a drink. We think so much alike I can feel her inside everything I do. But, she drags me in dark directions and out to the desert to pray face to gods that I don’t want to talk to. She insists and tugs at me with tired fingers, and I drive the whole way with windows down and torches lit. She sings songs in the backseat that my mother used to whisper when I fell asleep. Sometimes in the early morning, out there, I can see her seeing me like I’m the stranger in the scene. We think so much alike I cannot tell which ideas are mine and which ones are hers.

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Carly Foulkes shot Melodi Meadows and Pearl Charles in the desert in one dress. They appear as some kind of singular netherworld queen. It is a mind bending interpretation of how serious and true our duality can feel from time to time.

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