Tagged: human nature

after all this time,

after all this time,
and icarus, we still long
for wings – as if we

could ever learn from someone
else’s mistakes, resist bruising
.
20210911:2006
y

across the years, we

across the years, we
will change the way we measure,
keep, and lose track of

time – it’s inevitable, a
matter of right place, different time
.
20210909:2146
y

here is exhaustion –

departures come and

in the end, we fall

we lose track, lose touch,

we lose track, lose touch,
can’t find our way back to one
another, stumble

towards purpose, meander
for a meaning, hands growing numb
.
20210818:0416
y

if panic came with

if panic came with
a panic button, it would
be hidden in the

oven underneath the stove
you did or didn’t turn off
.
20210813:0024
y

yes, trading in new

yes, trading in new
habits for old is as effort-
less as exhaling –

let’s try out new things together
as long as we can go back
.
20210812:2053
y

this morning’s elbows

this morning’s elbows
wake up sour, waiting for me
to give them a new

placement in the randomized
assignments of limbs on bed
.
20210811:0525
y

i am grandmother-

i am grandmother-
less, a feeling that carries
privilege at the point

of distinction, a state of
being struggling to be spoiled
.
20210811:0510
y