Tagged: boat

new memories catch

in every moment,

in every moment,
we are splintering and re-
rendering, rocking

the boat of time, taking care
not to catch too much water

you and i are two

you and i are two
maybe three folds away from
becoming something

recognizable – a crane,
a balloon, a boat – weightless

it takes six tweezers, three

it takes six tweezers, three
screwdrivers, two bottles of
glue, one good wire snip,
a spool of longing, a bouquet
of drill bits, needles, and pins,
an anchor of kisses, and twelve
years to carve this wonder, hold
taut confusion, wrap joy
close, fold breathlessness
for two beats
before raising the masts
of those early days
waking up new
and near,
unfurling the sails of
an eternal spring
in a bottle
for the long journeys away
from you, my home


summer sneaks into

in choppy