Tagged: leaving

there are moments when

there are moments when
i don’t want to leave home, seconds
when i long for hours –

tucked into childhood memories,
each feeling fading to an ache
.
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i am waiting on

i am waiting on
the corner to becoming
immeasurable –

perhaps staying is as much
an addiction as leaving
.
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there is a version

there is a version
of me who stays, i know it
by the way you speak

to me, in our secret language,
as if i had never left
.
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with departure comes

if there were two of

if there were two of
me – one who leaves and one who
stays – i want to be

the one who stays for once. chances
are the one who stays wants to leave
.
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in between staying

in between staying
and leaving,
secrets
are secreted to fill
the aching fracture
.
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the packing has stalled –

the packing has stalled –
multiple versions of me
are spinning what’s left

of the story – i will not
return until december
.
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there are traces of

there are traces of
me
that starts leaving before
i actually leave

the tea cup drying in the
dish rack, the look on your face
.
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