Tagged: dial

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


spring tunes up

spring tunes up
and down the radio
dial, looking for
a familiar song
to play, while the
rest of us are
on the edges of
our seats, waiting
to be relieved