Tagged: crying

not crying in the

not crying in the
shower because it’s cliché
allows for half a
dozen other options,
like turning the valve
all the way to the
right until the heart
clinches, or turning
it fully left until
conviction melts.
then there’s always
the option of turning
it off – some people
consider crying
in the shower,
while others
stand in long lines
waiting to fill their pails

vivienne, this is

vivienne, this is
just the beginning to a
lifetime of waking,

sometimes from a pain that wants
to be set free, sometimes not

they sent you off so

they sent you off so
well, there is no room
for you to come
back. next to
crying, we still
laugh together best