Tagged: rejection

when the first order

when the first order
of business
is learning how
to turn people
away, power
presses into the lining
of our stomach,
building up
an appetite
.
20210202:2014
y

underneath love are

underneath love are
complex layers of
understanding and
misunderstanding,
cells unrecognizable
even to oneself.
naturally, the body
will come to accept
or reject the
interruption – either
way, it always starts
as an embrace
.
20140429:1018
y

i can count on one

i can count on one
hand the times my
vision became
the rim of that
toilet bowl and
nothing more –
a sign of municipal
rejection – my own
body breaking
up with me
.
20130912:0900
y