Tagged: safe

we rode down city

we rode down city
streets in dad’s scooter, not old
enough to be scared,

yet confident enough to place
our trust in dad to keep us safe
.
20211011:1932
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the barrier of

the barrier of
doubt is also a blanket,
a safety net, an

algebraic equation
that i cannot step away from
.
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i bury things, night

i bury things, night
and day, move
through fiction
and nonfiction to feel
safe. you have no
idea how boring
and terrifying
non-sequential
time can seem
.
20170221:2145
y

we never ask to

we never ask to
be more than a
distraction,
though we forget
to buckle one
another in
for the ride
.
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y

there is so much

there is so much
comfort in coming
home, a settling
in upon arrival,
tongues loosening,
mouths wet,
ready to once
again swallow
the world
.
20160629:1534
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we are always and

it requires a little

it requires a little
physics to build
something comfy,
a place where we can
call out safe!
for the games
we will
play into
eternity – darling,
you’re my base
.
20130827:2200
y

there are a half

there are half
a dozen places where
you feel least
safe – half a dozen dark
alleyways gridlocked
proportionally to
the countdown in
your heart,
the hundredth
thing that could go
wrong
when crossed
at the intersection

of your brain
.
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