Tagged: home

it has come to my

it has come to my
attention that
you sing when
moving from room to
room in the middle of
a quiet afternoon because
i scare easily. love is
adding to our repertoire
so that we can
become more
secondhand
fearless together
.
20170417:0803
y

three days before heading

three days before heading
home, a ball of nerves
tumbles in the chest,
jostled and batted around
like the best
game of post-election
pinball ever played,
where the score is
already in the trillions,
you’re playing right
into enemy territory,
and all the flashing
lights, bells and noise-
makers seem to only make
the ball move faster –
keeping up is essentially
adding so many
zeroes and counting on
that slingshot save
.
20170417:0050
y

after trying out the

after trying out the
longitudes and latitudes
of several cities,

you sunk into the woven
hammock of new york with relief
.
20170415:2359
y

this is just to say,

this is just to say,
do not be alarmed, if you should
come home to find a

box of notes, with such big gestures
and unsteady signatures
.
20170405:2109
y

in about twenty-

in about twenty-
two minutes,
the sun will not
be able to help
itself from
accessing
that corner
of my memory
and the way you
held me as
we basked
.
20170114:1022
y

either everything

either everything
matters, or none of it matters –
you asked me if i

can smell the pine from here, i’m
already back home with you
.
20170110:2218
y

christmas eve, away

christmas eve, away
from home, but not the feeling
of home – it only

requires a little stretching,
by which we can string tall tales
.
20161224:1936
y