when I close my eyes I just see the void
Haha. Well consider yourself lucky
what do you like to do for fun??
I’m big into horse hairstyling.
And also making fun of people who ask me that question as an opener
sue me, I can’t tell much about you from the bio, sheesh
do you like it when robots fight?
we are on the same page on that one at least
What do you do to fill that void with fun?
ive been working on a self-referential poem
that destroys the mind of whoever reads it
Cool. Send me a copy?
nah I think I’d rather take you out to dinner and then go protest a robot fight
no need to erase your mind juuuust yet
that didn’t come out like I meant
I know you’re joking and all this satire and cleverness is just what the dating apps require but
I would actually pay good money for a mind eraser
understanding is cruel the monkey said as it launched to space
sorry I bet u haven’t had lyrics quoted at you by a boy in quite some time
You may be fulfilling the “desperate nerd” portion of my requirements
wow jeez girl
would you go into space if they asked u?
I love the sky, it’s one of the few stable things for me.
When I look at it and then close my eyes, I just see black or blue… Sometimes gray.
That would be so comforting to be out there.
i had to go back to ur bio
“when I close my eyes I see the fate of everything like an afterimage”
you are running with that
like, for realz
Oh yeah. Too literal for you?
I figure I better get my deep dark secrets out of the way right away
okay now you got me intrigued
(back in the day I had to remember how to spell that by saying INTRA GOOED to myself but now my phone does it, yay)
anyway your dark secrets dont scare me
want to meet up this week for that roboprotest?
I don’t want to see you yet.
o because then you will see my futures
got it sorry
That’s… part of it.
But don’t worry, I won’t have to see your future if I keep my eyes open.
my future is probably pretty dang horrifying tbh
can I ask some qwestions? I have many
Sure. Fire away.
what happens when u blink
Fortunately my brain can’t keep up
Like both our brains just edit out the blinks
Mine might have shit, yours might too, you just don’t notice…
and I’m pretty used to ignoring the brief flickers.
i just tried it in the mirror to confirm
but I just see me, no you between the reflection
It’s not really that powerful.
But no that was a good question
is the time distance equal?
uhh this is confusing
is the time you see, fast forwarded, like
the same amount of time all the time
or if you look at a fruit can you watch it rot
OH. Great question
No it’s even more unnerving because I see things shuffled.
Like, sometimes only minutes into the future. Sometimes years.
Once in a while, more time has passed than I know how to comprehend.
give me an example
of that last one I mean
Oh you know, like suddenly the sun is a giant overheated red ball that fills the sky
With all these weird little black marks on it
And earth is just this cooked-up magma land
Or sometimes the sun is gone entirely
and there’s just a sea of this dark gray
sometimes with speckles in it sometimes not
i think you need a hug
maybe keep your eyes open during, tho
so yikes this is so detailed that im starting to actually believe you now
how do you ever fall asleep
Oh that’s actually easy.
But sometimes I have to blink a lot because it shifts every time I close them
And sometimes it’s awful
So I shuffle through the futures until I find something that’s dark (lol)
or just me lying in my bed not too far from now
Which is pretty hard to differentiate.
so have you ever seen me in your bed
Haha. Would I tell you if I had?
i dunno, im not the one with the mental abilitiez
what happens when you put something over your eyes, like a hand, instead of eyelids
sorry if my dumb line offended you
im not usually like that i swear
well then, how about this:
just keep your eyes peeled for me behind your lids,
and message back sometime if you do spot me
<2 WEEKS AGO>
Hey, how’s the roboprotesting going?
oh snaaaap it’s the scary psychic
i haven’t made much progress on convincing anyone robots are people too 😦
I haven’t seen you in my afterimages yet.
But maybe I need to make a move first.
Want to make some protest signs and maybe catch a dinner after this weekend?
i can’t see the future but i got a good feeling about this
you’re sure it’s not something like…
you saw a tableau of you murdering me for my crappy jokes
so now you have to follow through???
Nope. Your jokes are dumb, but I haven’t seen anything like that…