Tagged: human

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

here is exhaustion –

in the end, we fall

wearing a ring for

wearing a ring for
a sense of belonging is
as real as sporting

the latest lingo, accent-
less, and still waiting to be stopped
.
20210818:0838
y

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

protecting one’s heart