Tagged: adolescence

adolescence stays

mom and dad shuttle

mom and dad shuttle
the loom back and forth across the
fabric of our youth,

adolescence, adulthood – a
selvage against unravelings
.
20201215:1922
y

adolescence waits

we all make a living

we all make a living
somehow, tethered
to a lit screen, a new
building, a handful
of avenues, or a spot
in the park
.
adolescence waits
on the corner, mouths
flapping as we chase
those dreams, slay
each other’s dragons
.
20110608:0830
y

youth smolders

youth smolders
in self-contained
gravity
, not yet
understanding
the formulaic
constant pulling
us all along
the same
curved paths
.
20110531:0816
y

we made the switch

we made the switch
just past the
treehouse, and
no one said a word.
as far as the stop-
and-go timing of
these early
courtships was
concerned, it was
often as complicated
as executing a
well-envisioned
stunt – even
in retrospect,
there were so
many arguments
for success
.
20100804:1742
y