Tagged: relationships

birthdays come and go,

here is exhaustion –

departures come and

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

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

the places where i

the places where i
look for you are rarely the
places where you pop

up – in between ingredients
of tucked away memories
.
20210703:0552
y

every year, dad prunes

every year, dad prunes
mama’s azalea bushes
carefully so that

they become perfectly rounded
buns well before mother’s day
.
20210509:2100
y

art for art for art’s

art for art for art’s
sake cannot escape from the
white gaze, cannot be

separated from who you
know, does not have that luxury
.
20210305:2047
y

at any given

at any given
moment, memories become
carbonated, rise,

rising, risen, until they
reach the surface of consent
.
20210219:0742
y

some encounters leave

some encounters leave
bruises – accidental or
on purpose matters

less than whether the imprint
leaves an emotional scar
.
20210127:0143
y