Tagged: apartment

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night in a pandemic,
someone is doing

laundry, the water swishes like
an alarm throughout the building
.
20200522:0402
y

A4 and i are

A4 and i are
passing a piece of junk mail
back and forth, meant for

B2. the name and address don’t
match, so the advertisers lose
.
20171019:0854
y

you have no snacks in

you have no snacks in
your apartment
, my mom says
this in the tone of

a scolding, and i am all
at once embarrassed and proud
.
20170405:2056
y

there is a love poem

there is a love poem
in every loaf
of bread, no
matter how
you carry
it home
to nibble
or devour
even if the
apartment is
a little messy
.
20140820:0918
y

how do i say this –

how do i say this –
these opening chords have
shipwrecked my first
city refuge, the entire
studio rests teeter-
tottering between
april and may,
suspended
in the glow
of a single bulb
and you, playing
Durango Kid
on my speakers,
hardwood floors
chasing those
arpeggios, letting
the tea boil over –
everywhere i am,
these waves push
me back
.
20130109:2227
y

you know the

you know the
temperature has
finally dipped
in the apartment
when honey
comes
slowly, taking
the entire morning
to explore
each curvature
along the way
to sweetening
your tongue
.
20111003:0834
y

appropriately on a

appropriately on a
sunday
morning, a phone
is ringing
somewhere
in an apartment
above mine.
i cannot reach it,
and no one
else
seems to be making
an effort. in this
arguably
amusing
manner, the
neighbors and i
are breaking
bread
together
.
20100711:1358
y